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Least competition ever?

Seriously, I can't even think of anyone else remotely deserving of this award (largely because I refuse to consider anyone at the A ball level and below):

Chris Denorfia, who played briefly with the Dayton Dragons in 2002 (three games, 10 at-bats, no hits), was named the Cincinnati Reds' minor league player of the year Tuesday night after hitting .310 with 13 homers and 61 RBIs at Class AAA Louisville in 91 games last season before being promoted to the Reds.

Denorfia began the season at Class AA Chattanooga, where he hit .330 with 7 homers and 26 RBIs in 46 games. He hit .263 in 18 games with the Reds.

Another little nugget of info from the article:

Reds' director of development Tim Naehring said former Dragons outfielder Kenny Lewis has decided to leave the organization and will play football at Virginia Tech. Lewis, a 2003 fourth-round draft choice, played the first month of last season with the Dragons, hitting .211 with a homer and six RBIs. He stole 11 bases in 17 attempts before injuring his leg. He then hit .238 in Billings, Mont., and .286 in two games with the GCL Reds.

It's not really a good thing when fourth round draft picks fail miserably and then go back to school to play football.