There are two locals on the ballots – Tampa Bay third baseman Evan Longoria (Rio Hondo College) and New York Mets catcher Rod Barajas (Santa Fe High School).
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Don’t forget to vote for the hometown guys when you head to the park. Here’s their progress this season as well as the area’s other big four. If I omitted anyone local, please feel free to list them here.
Longoria – .297 batting average, 3 homers and 13 RBIs in 17 games.
Barajas – .196 batting average, 3 homers and 8 RBIs in 15 games.
Colorado Rockies reliever Randy Flores (El Rancho) – 1-0 and a 0.00 ERA. Pitched 4.0 innings over 8 games while allowing three hits.
San Diego Padres reliever Cesar Ramos (El Rancho) – 0-0 and a 3.86 ERA. Pitched in 2.1 innings over 6 games and has allowed one earned run on one hit.
Chicago White Sox infielder Mark Kotsay (Santa Fe) – .138 batting average, 1 homer and 2 RBIs in 29 at-bats over 10 games.
Cleveland Indians reliever Anthony Reyes (California) – Is currently on the 60-day disabled list recovering from Tommy John surgery and hopes to return for the second half of the season.