This year's winners will be honored during an awards ceremony prior to Friday night's game against the Orioles. A pregame autograph session will be held along the right-field line from 5:45-6:30 p.m. ET on Friday, featuring many of the organization's award winners.
Right-hander Mark Sappington was named the Erik Walker Community Champion.
The following players were named Most Valuable Player for their respective Minor League teams: utility man Taylor Motter (Triple-A Durham); outfielder Tyler Goeddel (Double-A Montgomery); right-hander Jacob Faria (Class A Advanced Charlotte); first baseman Casey Gillaspie (Class A Bowling Green); infielder Jake Cronenworth (Class A short season Hudson Valley); outfielder Zacrey Law (Rookie-level Princeton); outfielder Oscar Rojas (Gulf Coast League Rays); outfielder Jesus Sanchez (Dominican Summer League Rays); and catcher Rene Pinto (Venezuelan Summer League Rays).
Baserunner of the Year honors went to outfielder Joey Rickard (Charlotte, Montgomery and Durham), while right-hander Brad Schreiber (Charlotte and Montgomery) was named Reliever of the Year and outfielder Braxton Lee (Charlotte) was named Defensive Player of the Year.
Bill Chastain is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.