The poll for the RP Readers Choice MVP's for the Bowling Green Hot Rods has closed and here are your results..
Bowling Green Hot Rods Hitter of the Year: Derek Dietrich
Bowling Green Hot Rods Pitcher of the Year: George Jensen
Dietrich was the big bat of the Hot Rods lineup, leading the club in slugging (.502) and home runs (22) while placing near the top of all offensive categories. His efforts at the plate led him to being named Player of the Week for the Midwest League twice this season and earned a spot on the midseason all-star team. Dietrich finished the season with a .277 average, 34 double, 4 triples, 22 homers and 81 RBI's in 127 games this season. Dietrich was drafted by the Rays in the 2nd round of the 2010 Draft out of Georgia Tech.
Jensen led the Hot Rod pitching staff in wins with 13 on the season. He finished the year with a 13-4 record, 4.28 ERA and 88 strikeouts in 26 games on the mound. Jensen was drafted by the Rays in the 46th round of the 2010 Draft.
216 readers participated in the Hot Rods poll. Below are the top five of each category as chosen by the readers of Rays Prospects.
1. Derek Dietrich (64.71%)
2. Phil Wunderlich (13.73%)
3. Robby Price (8.82%)
4. Kevin Kiermaier (4.41%)
5. Cody Rogers (1.96%)
5. Steve Tinoco (1.96%)
1. George Jensen (46.26%)
2. CJ Riefenhauser (31.31%)
3. Jimmy Patterson (8.41%)
4. Chris Rearick (5.61%)
5. Victor Mateo (1.87%)
Tomorrow's poll will highlight the Charlotte Stone Crabs.