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8 - Franchise Player
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SoxProspects Players of the Year
 
 

2021

Offensive Player of the Year
Nick Yorke

Pitcher of the Year
Brandon Walter

Rookie of the Year
Nick Yorke

Breakout Player of the Year
Wilkelman Gonzalez

Comeback Player of the Year
Kutter Crawford

Graduate of the Year
Tanner Houck

Homegrown Players of the Year
Xander Bogaerts

Ex-Prospect of the Year
Frankie Montas
2020

Homegrown Player of the Year
Jackie Bradley

Ex-Prospect of the Year
Mookie Betts
 

2019

Offensive Player of the Year
Triston Casas

Pitcher of the Year
Thaddeus Ward

Rookie of the Year
Chris Murphy

Breakout Player of the Year
Gilberto Jimenez

Comeback Player of the Year
Daniel McGrath

Graduate of the Year
Michael Chavis

Homegrown Players of the Year
Xander Bogaerts & Rafael Devers

Ex-Prospect of the Year
Yoan Moncada
2018

Offensive Player of the Year
Bobby Dalbec

Pitcher of the Year
Denyi Reyes

Rookie of the Year
Jarren Duran

Breakout Player of the Year
Kutter Crawford

Comeback Player of the Year
CJ Chatham

Graduate of the Year
Brian Johnson

Homegrown Player of the Year
Mookie Betts

Ex-Prospect of the Year
Jed Lowrie
 

2017

Offensive Player of the Year
Rafael Devers

Pitcher of the Year
Jalen Beeks

Rookie of the Year
Hector Velazquez

Breakout Player of the Year
Michael Chavis

Comeback Player of the Year
Bryce Brentz

Graduate of the Year
Andrew Benintendi

Homegrown Player of the Year
Mookie Betts

Ex-Prospect of the Year (MLB)
Anthony Rizzo

Ex-Prospect of the Year (MiLB)
Michael Kopech
2016

Offensive Player of the Year
Andrew Benintendi

Pitcher of the Year
Jake Cosart

Rookie of the Year
Bobby Dalbec

Breakout Player of the Year
Mauricio Dubon

Comeback Player of the Year
Jhonathan Diaz

Homegrown Player of the Year
Mookie Betts

Ex-Prospect of the Year
Anthony Rizzo

DSL Player of the Year
Pedro Castellanos

DSL Pitcher of the Year
Ritzi Mendoza

 
 
 

2015

Offensive Player of the Year
Andrew Benintendi

Pitcher of the Year
Anderson Espinoza

Rookie of the Year
Andrew Benintendi

Breakout Player of the Year
Javier Guerra

Comeback Player of the Year
Jackie Bradley

Graduate of the Year
Eduardo Rodriguez

Homegrown Player of the Year
Xander Bogaerts

Ex-Prospect of the Year
Anthony Rizzo

DSL Player of the Year
Roniel Raudes
2014

Offensive Player of the Year
Mookie Betts

Pitcher of the Year
Brian Johnson

Rookie of the Year
Rafael Devers

Breakout Player of the Year
Brian Johnson

Comeback Player of the Year
Sean Coyle

Graduate of the Year
Mookie Betts

Ex-Prospect of the Year
Jon Lester

DSL Player of the Year
Jhonathan Diaz
 

2013

Offensive Player of the Year
Mookie Betts

Pitcher of the Year
Henry Owens

Rookie of the Year
Daniel McGrath

Breakout Player of the Year
Mookie Betts

Comeback Player of the Year
Anthony Ranaudo

DSL Player of the Year
Victor Acosta

DSL Pitcher of the Year
Daniel Gonzalez
2012

Offensive Player of the Year
Xander Bogaerts

Pitcher of the Year
Matt Barnes

Rookie of the Year
Matt Barnes

Breakout Player of the Year
Jackie Bradley

Comeback Player of the Year
Michael Almanzar

Graduate of the Year
Will Middlebrooks

Ex-Prospect of the Year
Josh Reddick

DSL Player of the Year
Manuel Margot

 

2011

Offensive Player of the Year
Ryan Lavarnway

Pitcher of the Year
Alex Wilson

Rookie of the Year
Sean Coyle

Breakout Player of the Year
Xander Bogaerts

Comeback Player of the Year
Tommy Hottovy
2010

Offensive Player of the Year
Ryan Lavarnway

Pitcher of the Year
Felix Doubront

Rookie of the Year
Xander Bogaerts

Breakout Player of the Year
Drake Britton

Comeback Player of the Year
Oscar Tejeda
 
 
 

2009

Offensive Player of the Year
Ryan Lavarnway

Pitcher of the Year
Casey Kelly

Rookie of the Year
Ryan Westmoreland

Breakout Player of the Year
Ryan Kalish

Comeback Player of the Year
Anthony Rizzo
2008

Offensive Player of the Year
Lars Anderson

Pitcher of the Year
Michael Bowden

Rookie of the Year
Kyle Weiland

Breakout Player of the Year
Luis Exposito

Comeback Player of the Year
Daniel Bard

 

2007

Offensive Player of the Year
Bubba Bell

Pitcher of the Year
Clay Buchholz

Rookie of the Year
Josh Reddick

Breakout Player of the Year
Bubba Bell

Comeback Player of the Year
Jed Lowrie
2006

Offensive Player of the Year
Jacoby Ellsbury

Pitcher of the Year
Clay Buchholz

Rookie of the Year
Justin Masterson

Breakout Player of the Year
Mark Wagner

Comeback Players of the Year
Jonathan Egan
Phil Seibel

 

2005

Offensive Player of the Year
Andrew Pinckney

Pitcher of the Year
Jon Lester

Rookie of the Year
Jeff Corsaletti

Breakout Player of the Year
Edgar Martinez
 
 
 
 

Player of the Year Awards Explained

Offensive Player of the Year. Minor league position player that had the best offensive season in the given year, regardless of prospect status. Major league performance after promotion can be taken into account, but not primarily.

Pitcher of the Year. Minor league pitcher that had the best season in the given year, regardless of prospect status. Major league performance after promotion can be taken into account, but not primarily.

Rookie of the Year. Minor league player, in their first season in the minors, that had the best season in the given year, regardless of prospect status.

Breakout Player of the Year. Minor league player who had the best breakout season in the given year. The award is generally given to a player who made the jump from non-prospect to prospect, or from middling prospect to top prospect.

Comeback Player of the Year. Minor league player who had the best comeback season in the given year. The award is generally given to a player who returned to prospect status or a player who returned from a significant injury or issue. The award is generally noy given to a player "coming back" from a suspension.

Graduate of the Year. Awarded to the best player who graduated from that prospect status in a given year. Contributions at the major league and minor league level can be takein into account.

Homegrown Player of the Year. Awarded to the player still in the Red Sox system, who came up through the Red Sox system in a previous year, who had the best season in the major leagues in the given year.

Ex-Prospect of the Year. Awarded to a former Red Sox prospect who is no longer in the orgainzation, for the best performance in the major leagues or minor leagues in the given year.

DSL Player/Pitcher of the Year. Awarded to the best player and pitcher on the Red Sox Dominican Summer League team(s) in the given season.

 
 
 
 
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