BALTIMORE, Md. - The Orioles right-hand pitcher Dylan Bundy was honored Tuesday as the club's top minor league pitcher before last night's game against Toronto.
Bundy won the Jim Palmer Minor League Pitcher of the Year, went a combined 9-3 with a 2.08 ERA in 103.2 innings pitched as a 19-year-old in his first professional season. After spending time at Bowie, Frederick and Delmarva, Bundy earned a promotion to the major leagues in September. Bundy was named a Minor League All-Star by Baseball America one year after being selected fourth overall in the 2011 First-Year Player Draft out of Owasso (OK) High School, signed by Orioles scout,
Outfielder L.J Hoes was selected for the Brooks Robinson Minor League Player of the Year. He hit a combined .287 with five home runs and 54 runs batted in for Norfolk and Bowie. Hoes was the Orioles' third round selection in the 2008 First-Year Player Draft out of St. John's High School in Washington, D.C. and was signed by Orioles scout, Dean Albany who will present Hoes with the award. The Orioles selected Hoes's contract on September 11.
Trent Howard won the Elrod Hendricks Minor League Community Service Award for his work in Frederick/Delmarva. Rick Peterson, the O's Director of Pitching development, won the Cal Ripken, Sr. Player Development Award, while Jim Howard won the Jim Russo Scout of the Year Award: Jim Howard
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