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Liberty grad Matt McBride named to Pacific Coast League all-star team

Liberty grad Matt McBride named to Pacific Coast League all-star team

Liberty grad and former Lehigh standout Matt McBride is heading back to the Triple-A All-Star game. McBride, at Colorado's Pacific Coast League affiliate in Albuquerque, was named to the PCL squad that will play the International League in Omaha on July 15. The 30-year-old outfielder is hitting .347, second-best in the PCL, and ranks among the leaders in slugging (.590, 1st), doubles (26, 2nd), on-base percentage (.385, 8th), OPS (.975, 3rd), runs (52, 3rd) and hits (87, 2nd). McBride, who was voted into the game by a combination of fans, managers, coaches and media, was named to the PCL squad for the 2013 game in Buffalo, where he had a ninth-inning pinch-hit triple in the...

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