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Cortes on the Right Track

Cortes having All-Star season

KODAK, Tenn. – Cubs farmhand Jorge Cortes may be trying to break into a crowded outfield with the parent club, but at least he's on the correct path – an All-Star selection, an everyday player, and a role model for younger prospects.

Cortes, 26, will play in the Southern League All-Star Game in Pearl, Miss., Monday night as he is one of five representatives from the Double-A Tennessee Smokies in a selection that his manager felt was much deserved. "He came out and did a good job," Tennessee manager Pat Listach said of Cortes. "He's one of the best defensive outfielders out there. I think when I had all three of those guys... Recommended Stories

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