The Eastern League is pleased to announce that Jim Pfander of the Akron RubberDucks has been named the 2016 Eastern League Executive of the Year. Pfander will be presented with the award at the Baseball Winter Meetings in National Harbor, Maryland during the Opening Session on Monday, December 5th.
The Eastern League has announced the league nominees for the Rawlings Woman Executive of the Year Award, the Charles K. Murphy Patriot Award, the John Henry Moss Community Service Award, the Larry MacPhail Award, and the John H. Johnson President's Award.
The Eastern League has announced Reading Fightin Phils outfielder Dylan Cozens is the winner of the Eastern League MVP Award. Cozens hit .276 while leading Minor League Baseball with 40 home runs and 125 RBIs for the Fightins this season.
The Eastern League has announced Hartford Yard Goats right-handed starting pitcher German Marquez is the winner of the Eastern League Pitcher of the Year Award. Marquez had a record of 9-6 with a 2.85 ERA for Hartford this season.
The Eastern League has announced Reading Fightin Phils first baseman Rhys Hoskins is the winner of the Eastern League Rookie of the Year Award after hitting .281 with 38 homers and 116 RBIs in 135 games this season.