As we begin to get our feet wet covering the Tampa Bay Rays on Scout.com, there is no better way to get things rolling then to take a look back at the best performances in the organization in 2011. Next week we will begin recognizing the Position Player of the Year and Pitcher of the Year from every franchise affiliate. These are players that we will be keeping a close eye on in 2012 and beyond.
Here is the official schedule for the inaugural Rays Digest Minor League Awards.
Venezuelan Summer League Rays (Rookie): Oct. 29th
Dominican Summer League Rays (Rookie): Oct. 29th
Gulf Coast League Rays (Rookie): Nov. 5th
Princeton Rays (Rookie): Nov. 5th
Hudson Valley Renegades (Class A Short Season): Nov. 12th
Bowling Green Hot Rods (Class A): Nov. 12th
Charlotte Stone Crabs (Class A-Advanced): Nov. 19th
Montgomery Biscuits (Double-A): Nov. 26th
Durham Bulls (Triple-A): Dec. 3rd
Minor League Awards Wrap-up: Dec 10th
Minor League Player of the Year: Dec. 17th