O-Royals Smith makes All-Star team

Omaha Royals infielder Jason Smith was picked to the 2008 Pacific Coast League All-Star team. The squad was announced on Friday.  Smith will join 27 other and  will face the International League’s best in the 21st annual Triple-A All-Star Game on Wednesday, July 16th in Louisville, Kentucky.
The 30 year old Smith leads the team with 18 home runs, tied for third-most in the PCL. Smith also leads the Royals with 54 RBI (tied for 11th in the league) and with 40 extra-base hits. He owns a share of the team lead with six triples, which is tied for 3rd-most in the circuit. Smith also ranks second on the club in runs (41) and ranks ninth in the PCL in total bases (162).