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Minor League Baseball Announces 2023 High Class-A League Awards and All-Star Teams

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MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL ANNOUNCES 2023 HIGH CLASS-A LEAGUE AWARDS AND ALL-STAR TEAMS

Cedar Rapids’ Rosario, Hickory’s Ortiz and Spokane’s Beck claim Most Valuable Player Awards

Minor League Press Release

Sept. 20, 2023 — Minor League Baseball™ (MiLB™) today announced the league awards and All-Star teams for the three leagues that make up the High Class-A classification. Votes were cast by league managers, and final decisions were determined by the Commissioner’s Office.

MIDWEST LEAGUE

PositionNameTeamMLB AffiliateStats
Hitters: AVG/OBP/SLG, OPS, HR, RBI
Pitchers: G, W-L, ERA, K, Sv
Managers: W-L
First BaseNathan MartorellaFort WayneSan Diego.259/.371/.450, .821, 16 HR, 73 RBI
Second BaseJace JungWest MichiganDetroit.254/.377/.465, .842, 14 HR, 43 RBI
ShortstopEdwin ArroyoDaytonCincinnati.248/.321/.427, .748, 13 HR, 55 RBI
Third BaseTanner SchobelCedar RapidsMinnesota.288/.366/.493, .859, 14 HR, 61 RBI
CatcherJimmy CrooksPeoriaSt. Louis.271/.358/.433, .791, 13 HR, 73 RBI
OutfieldVictor Scott IIPeoriaSt. Louis.282/.365/.398, .763, 29 RBI, 50 SB
OutfieldKala’i RosarioCedar RapidsMinnesota.252/.364/.467, .831, 21 HR, 94 RBI
OutfieldJakob MarseeFort WayneSan Diego.273/.413/.425, .838, 13 HR, 41 RBI
Designated HitterEmmanuel RodriguezCedar RapidsMinnesota.240/.400/.463, .863, 16 HR, 55 RBI
UtilityTaylor YoungGreat LakesLos Angeles (NL).246/.375/.363, .738, 55 RBI, 56 SB
Starting PitcherIan BedellPeoriaSt. Louis27 G, 4-2, 2.44 ERA, 120 SO
Starting PitcherJulian AguiarDaytonCincinnati14 G, 4-1, 1.92 ERA, 77 SO
Starting PitcherJustin WrobleskiGreat LakesLos Angeles (NL)25 G, 4-4, 2.90 ERA, 109 SO
Starting PitcherTroy MeltonWest MichiganDetroit16 G, 3-1, 2.48 ERA, 61 SO
RelieverMiguel RodriguezCedar RapidsMinnesota33 G, 2-3, 2.85 ERA, 42 SO, 14 SV
RelieverFrankie Scalzo Jr.South BendChicago (NL)35 G, 4-4, 2.31 ERA, 64 SO, 8 SV
Manager of the YearBrian DinkelmanCedar RapidsMinnesota82-50, Won 1st & 2nd half division title
Most Valuable PlayerKala’i RosarioCedar RapidsMinnesota.252/.364/.467, .831, 21 HR, 94 RBI
Pitcher of the YearIan BedellPeoriaSt. Louis27 G, 4-2, 2.44 ERA, 120 SO
Top MLB ProspectEdwin ArroyoDaytonCincinnati.248/.321/.427, .748, 13 HR, 55 RBI

NORTHWEST LEAGUE

PositionNameTeamMLB AffiliateStats
Hitters: AVG/OBP/SLG, OPS, HR, RBI
Pitchers: G, W-L, ERA, K, Sv
Managers: W-L
First BaseTyler LocklearEverettSeattle.305/.422/.549, .971, 12 HR, 44 RBI
Second BaseMichael TurconiVancouverToronto.299/.418/.486, .904, 7 HR, 41 RBI
ShortstopAdael AmadorSpokaneColorado.302/.391/.514, .905, 9 HR, 35 RBI
Third BaseIvan MelendezHillsboroArizona.270/.352/.593, .945, 18 HR, 43 RBI
CatcherHarry FordEverettSeattle.257/.410/.430, .840, 15 HR, 67 RBI
OutfieldJordan BeckSpokaneColorado.292/.387/.566, .944, 20 HR, 72 RBI
OutfieldYanquiel FernandezSpokaneColorado.319/.354/.605, .959, 17 HR, 64 RBI
OutfieldAlberto RodriguezEverettSeattle.306/.393/.580, .973, 11 HR, 58 RBI
Designated HitterHogan WindishEverettSeattle.270/.372/.506, .878, 22 HR, 84 RBI
UtilitySterlin ThompsonSpokaneColorado.323/.399/.520, .919, 7 HR, 39 RBI
Starting PitcherReid VanScoterEverettSeattle25 G, 10-6, 3.27 ERA, 157 SO
Starting PitcherDylan RayHillsboroArizona22 G, 7-6, 3.81 ERA, 123 SO
Starting PitcherYu-Min LinHillsboroArizona13 G, 1-3, 3.43 ERA, 76 SO
Starting PitcherCarson PalmquistSpokaneColorado15 G, 7-2, 3.73 ERA, 106 SO
RelieverMatt SvansonVancouverToronto24 G, 4-1, 1.23 ERA, 36 SO, 6 SV
RelieverTyler MyrickEugeneSan Francisco26 G, 1-2, 1.04 ERA, 25 SO, 9 SV
Manager of the YearRyan ScottEverettSeattle74-68, 2nd half champions
Most Valuable PlayerJordan BeckSpokaneColorado.292/.387/.566, .944, 20 HR, 72 RBI
Pitcher of the YearReid VanScoterEverettSeattle25 G, 10-6, 3.27 ERA, 157 SO
Top MLB ProspectAdael AmadorSpokaneColorado.302/.391/.514, .905, 9 HR, 35 RBI

SOUTH ATLANTIC LEAGUE

PositionNameTeamMLB AffiliateStats
Hitters: AVG/OBP/SLG, OPS, HR, RBI
Pitchers: G, W-L, ERA, K, Sv
Managers: W-L
First BaseAbimelec OrtizHickoryTexas.290/.363/.624, .987, 26 HR, 81 RBI
Second BaseTsung-Che ChengGreensboroPittsburgh.308/.406/.575, .981, 9 HR, 31 RBI
ShortstopJackson HollidayAberdeenBaltimore.314/.452/.488, .940, 5 HR, 35 RBI
Third BaseBlaze JordanGreenvilleBoston.324/.385/.533, .918, 12 HR, 55 RBI
CatcherDrake BaldwinRomeAtlanta.260.385/.466, .851, 14 HR, 54 RBI
OutfieldDru BakerBowling GreenTampa Bay.307/.396/.491, .887, 13 HR, 39 RBI
OutfieldRoman AnthonyGreenvilleBoston.294/.412/.569, .981, 12 HR, 38 RBI
OutfieldDylan BeaversAberdeenBaltimore.273/.369/.463, .832, 9 HR, 48 RBI
Designated HitterJase BowenGreensboroPittsburgh.257/.333/.469, .802, 23 HR, 88 RBI
UtilityCarson WilliamsBowling GreenTampa Bay.254/.351/.506, .857, 23 HR, 77 RBI
Starting PitcherDrew ThorpeHudson ValleyNew York (AL)18 G, 10-2, 2.81 ERA, 138 SO
Starting PitcherKeyshawn AskewBowling GreenTampa Bay24 G, 8-6, 3.70 ERA, 104 SO
Starting PitcherIsaac CoffeyGreenvilleBoston11 G, 4-2, 2.83 ERA, 83 SO
Starting PitcherJosh StephanHickoryTexas12 G, 6-3, 2.17 ERA, 73 SO
RelieverJack NeelyHudson ValleyNew York (AL)31 G, 5-3, 2.03 ERA, 74 SO, 6 SV
RelieverPaul GervaseBrooklynNew York (NL)31 G, 2-2, 1.72 ERA, 76 SO, 6 SV
Manager of the YearChad ComerHickoryTexas70-55, 2nd half division champions
Most Valuable PlayerAbimelec OrtizHickoryTexas.290/.363/.624, .987, 26 HR, 81 RBI
Pitcher of the YearDrew ThorpeHudson ValleyNew York (AL)18 G, 10-2, 2.81 ERA, 138 SO
Top MLB ProspectJackson HollidayAberdeenBaltimore.314/.452/.488, .940, 5 HR, 35 RBI

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