By: Andrew Hendriks
Canadian Baseball Network
This year's Austrailian Baseball League All-Star Game will feature a pair of Canadian imports as catcher Mike Reeves and outfielder Malik Collymore were named to the circuits World team on Wednesday.
Reeves, 26, recently completed his fourth year of affiliated ball by establishing new single-season highs in stolen bases (7), doubles (8) and home runs (3) over 53 games as a member fo the Dunedin Blue Jays in 2016.
Selected by Toronto in the 21st round of 2013's June amateur draft, the Peterborough, ON native is currently hitting .309 with a team-best nine extra-base hits and an OPS of 1.003 through the Canberra Cavalry's first 16 games of the season.
Collymore, 21, is a product of the Milwaukee Brewers organization who has combined to slash .254/.323/.362 across 184 minor league games since signing with the St. Louis Cardinals in the 10th round of 2013 draft.
Through 16 games with the Sydney Blue Sox, the product of Mississauga, ON, is leading the club in nearly every offensive category including stolen bases (6), hits (20), doubles (5), batting average (.333), home runs (3) and RBI with 15.
The ABL All-Star game pits the league's top imported national players up against some of Australias most promising talent in an annual showcase down under.
Presented by Boral, this year's event is scheduled to take place on December 22nd in Melbourne, VIC, and will be streamed live via ABLtv.com, the ESPNGO app and MLB.com.