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Honors for Astros’ Jose Altuve

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Congratulations to @Astros @JoseAltuve27 on being named co-Sportsperson of the Year for 2017. Here Jose Altuve (4) of the rookie Greeneville Astros warms up before a game against the Kingsport Mets on August 2, 2009, at Pioneer Park in Greeneville, Tenn. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images)

Another view of Evan Gattis

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Found this clean-shaven photo of Astros world champ Evan Gattis when he was a rookie at Danville in 2010. #Braves #Astros #baseball #MiLB #minorleagues #homeofficecleanup

Fireflies’ relief pitcher Adonis Uceta

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MiLB.com has selected former Columbia Fireflies closer Adonis Uceta as its Mets Organization All-Star relief pitcher of the year. Here Uceta (30) pitches against the Rome Braves on Monday, July 3, 2017, at Spirit Communications Park in Columbia, South Carolina. Columbia won, 1-0. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images) http://atmlb.com/2zZjKvh

Entertainer Myron Noodleman dies of cancer

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Myron Noodleman sits in the stands, waiting for his time to perform during the opening homestand for the Mississippi Braves, Class AA affiliate of the Atlanta Braves, in a game on April 12, 2008, against the Mobile BayBears at Trustmark Park in Pearl, Miss. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images)

Minor League entertainment Myron Noodleman has died of cancer. He was a staple around the league, performing wacky stunts in between innings. For more: http://www.baseballamerica.com/business/minor-league-entertainer-myron-noodleman-dies/

Mike Shawaryn of the Greenville Drive

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Starting pitcher Mike Shawaryn (24) of the Greenville Drive in game one of a doubleheader against the Rome Braves on Tuesday, May 30, 2017, at Fluor Field at the West End in Greenville, South Carolina. Rome won, 10-7. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images)

Brett Cumberland of the Rome Braves

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Catcher Brett Cumberland of @TheRomeBraves was named player of the week in the South Atlantic League for May 22-28. Here Cumberland (28) of the Rome Braves warms up before a game against the Greenville Drive on Wednesday, May 31, 2017, at Fluor Field at the West End in Greenville, South Carolina. Greenville won, 7-1. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images)

Ian Anderson of the Rome Braves

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Pitcher Ian Anderson of the Rome Braves in a game one of a doubleheader against the Greenville Drive on Tuesday, May 30, 2017, at Fluor Field at the West End in Greenville, South Carolina. Rome won, 10-7. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images)

Tim Tebow of the Columbia Fireflies

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Left fielder Tim Tebow (15) of the Columbia Fireflies runs toward first in a game against the West Virginia Power on Friday, May 19, 2017, at Spirit Communications Park in Columbia, South Carolina. West Virginia won, 3-1. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images)

Merandy Gonzalez, April Player of the Month

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MiLB announces @ColaFireflies pitcher Merandy Gonzalez is April Player of the Month for the South Atlantic League. http://atmlb.com/2prY3hk @MiLB (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images)

Blake Taylor, Columbia Fireflies

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Starting pitcher Blake Taylor (28) of the Columbia Fireflies warms up before a game against the Lakewood BlueClaws on Saturday, May 6, 2017, at Spirit Communications Park in Columbia, South Carolina. He allowed no runs on three hits in six innings. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images)