Three Potomac hitters named to Carolina League All-Stars

Three Potomac Nationals’ batters have been honored as postseason Carolina League All-Stars. Outfielder Destin Hood, infielder Jeff Kobernus and catcher Sandy Leon were named Thursday, making Single-A Potomac the only team in the league with three players on the elite squad.

The Mobile, Ala., native Hood leads the League in RBIs with 82 and is batting .279. He has stolen 20 bases and totaled 126 hits with 13 home runs.

Kobernus, hailing from San Leandro, Calif., is hitting .274 with seven homers and 50 RBI with 20 doubles and four triples. He also represented the P-Nats in the mid-summer High-A All-Star game in Modesto, Calif.

The Caracas, Venezuela, native Leon has thrown out an amazing 58 out of 100 base stealers, the .527 percentage the best in the minor leagues. He is hitting .249 with six homers and 39 RBI, and is batting .278 since the All-Star break.

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