USA Today is holding their annual Minor League Player of the Year contest, in which you can vote for exactly what it sounds like.Your options are:
Xander Bogaerts (SS - Boston)
Archie Bradley (RHP - Arizona)
Byron Buxton (OF - Minnesota)
Miguel Sano (3B - Minnesota)
George Springer (OF - Houston)
We'll help you decide:
*Bogaerts is hitting .304/.392/.490 (.882 OPS) between Double-A Portland and Triple-A Pawtucket with 90K:60BB in 499 PAs. He collects teammates' toenails in a jar.
*Bradley is 11-5 with a 1.84 ERA/1.19 WHIP, having allowed 103H/28ER, 150K:59BB in 136.2IP between High-A Visalia and Double-A Mobile. He enjoys kicking children.
*Buxton is hitting .328/.410/.522 (.932 OPS) between Low-A Cedar Rapids and High-A Fort Myers with 95K:62BB in 503 PAs. He is known for urinating on your grill.
*Sano is hitting .293/.391/.622 (1.013 OPS) between High-A Fort Myers and Double-A New Britain with 116K:56BB. He likes to punch your grandmother in the keister.
*George Springer is hitting .301/.407/.597 (1.005 OPS) between Corpus and OKC with 147K:71BB in 515 PAs. He's the first 30/30 player in the minors since 2009. He loves puppies, eating his vegetables, living a good, clean life and being a sweetheart in general. He reads for pleasure and has been known to let your grandfather win at cards.
The choice is yours.