Clohisy Named to Western Conference All-Star Team

St. Louis-native led the Hoots with 10 home runs and 53 hits in 48 games played

O’FALLON, Mo. – The O’Fallon Hoots, members of the Prospect League, are proud to announce that outfielder Patrick Clohisy has been named to the Western Conference All-Star Team for his performance during the 2022 season.

Clohisy, a St. Louis-native and Chamanade product, appeared in 48 games for the Hoots in 2022. He led the team in multiple categories including games played (48), runs (43), doubles (14), home runs (10), RBI (37), walks (29) and stolen bases (21). The future SLU Billiken finished tied for third in the league in homers, ninth in the league in batting average and eleventh in RBI.

The full All-Star selections are below along with all post-season awards.


1B            Tucker Bougie         Illinois Valley Pistol Shrimp University of California

2B            Carlos Vasquez          Danville Dans                   Missouri State University

3B            Keenan Taylor                   Danville Dans                       Parkland College

SS            Drake Digiorno          Danville Dans                    Folsom Lake College

OF            Alec Brunson                 REX                           University of St. Francis

OF            Zach Lane              Illinois Valley Pistol Shrimp Ball State University

OF            Aaron Beck                  REX                             Indiana State University

C              Mike Sprockett         Chillicothe Paints                University of Akron

DH           Tim Orr                    Chillicothe Paints                Tiffin University

SP            Josh Leerssen                       Danville Dans               Birmingham Southern College

SP            Parker Carlson                      Danville Dans                Auburn University

SP            Gyeongju Kim                   Lafayette Aviators         Dordt University

RP            Landon Tomkins       Danville Dans                Louisiana Tech University

RP            Harrison Bodendorf        Illinois Valley Pistol Shrimp University of Hawaii at Manoa

RP            Nick Lallathin                          Chillicothe Paints                Walsh University


1B            Zach Stewart                         Quincy Gems                      Missouri State University

2B            Danny Sperling           Cape Catfish                  Southeast Missouri State University

3B            Kolton Poorman        Cape Catfish                      Three Rivers Community College

SS            Jackson Chatterton           Normal Cornbelters                     Bradley University

OF            Eddie King, Jr. Alton River Dragons           University of Louisville

OF            Blake Burris Alton River Dragons   Lewis & Clark Community College

OF            Patrick Clohisy                    O’Fallon Hoots                       St. Louis University

C              Cade Moss                          Clinton LumberKings                 University of Iowa

DH           Kevin Santiago                      Burlington Bees                  Texas Wesleyan University

SP            Jake Curtis                 Springfield Lucky Horseshoes Lincoln Land Community College

SP            Jackson Kent                       Clinton LumberKings                  University of Arizona

SP            Adam Stilts                      Alton River Dragons                   Lewis & Clark Community College

RP            Colin Bryant                        Cape Catfish                          West Virginia State University

RP            Noah Bush                      Alton River Dragons                  Iowa Western Community College

RP            Austin Brock                        Cape Catfish                             Arkansas State University

The Prospect League’s Mike Schmidt Player of the Year is Alton’s Eddie King, Jr. The University of Louisville outfielder hit .310 with a league-best 15 home runs and 49 RBIs. A member of the River Dragons from Opening Day, King played in 49 games, making 48 starts. He slugged .632, and owned an on-base percentage of .440. King also stole 31 bases on 35 attempts.

The Roland Hemond Pro Prospect of the Year is Danville’s Khal Stephen, from Purdue University. Stephen appeared in five games for the Dans. He recorded a 4-0 record and a 2.02 ERA. Over 26 2/3 innings, Stephen allowed six earned runs on 19 hits, walking four and striking out 36.

The Prospect League’s starting pitcher of the year is Danville’s Josh Leerssen of Birmingham Southern College. Leerssen appeared in 10 games, making 9 starts, earning a 5-0 record and compiling a 0.75 ERA. The right-hander allowed just four earned runs on 26 hits over 48 innings, walking 17 and striking out 67.

The Galen Woods Fireman of the Year, given to the league’s top reliever each season, is Danville’s Landon Tomkins of Louisiana Tech University. Tomkins appeared in 18 games, earning a 3-1 record and six saves for the Dans. Over 30 2/3 innings, Tomkins allowed just three earned runs on 21 hits, walking eight and striking out 40. The right-hander finished the season with a 0.88 ERA.

The 2022 Prospect League Manager of the Year is Danville’s Eric Coleman. The veteran manager led the Dans to the Prospect League’s best record at 40-17, winning the first and second halves of the Wabash River Division during the regular season. In the regular season, Danville led the league in walks (325), ranked third in batting average (.272), second in RBIs (409), second in runs scored (416), third in on-base percentage (.398) and third in slugging (.409). Danville’s team ERA ranked second (4.41) and the team owned the second-best K/9 in the league at 10.15. 

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About the O’Fallon Hoots

The O’Fallon Hoots began play in O’Fallon, Missouri in May 2020 after relocating from Hannibal, Missouri following the 2019 season. For tickets, merchandise, or any team information, visit

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