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Granberg named All-Star Game MVP

Yakima, Wash.- The West Coast League named Devlin Granberg (SR Dallas Baptist) the 2017 All-Star Game Most Valuable Player.

   The Dallas Baptist power bat hit two home runs as the starting designated hitter in the number three spot in the lineup of the mid-summer classic to propel the South Division to a 5-2 victory over the North Division.

   Granberg's first dinger, a two-run blast, came in the bottom of the first inning to make it 2-0 South Division. The second one, a solo shot, came later to make it 3-1.

   Granberg came into the All-Star Game third in the WCL with eight home runs. Devlin is also second in slugging percentage, seventh in batting average, eighth in on-base percentage and ninth in runs batted in.

   Granberg has hit seven of his eight home runs this season over 13 games in the month of July.