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'09 Players of the Year: D-backs Organization

'09 Players of the Year: D-backs Organization

The Arizona Diamondbacks selected Ryan Wheeler and Billy Buckner for their 2009 Minor League Player and Pitcher of the Year. It's particularly difficult to argue against Wheeler, but FutureBacks.com nevertheless selected a different pitcher and position player as the best D-backs of 2009.

Pitcher of the Year - RHP T.J. Hose Billy Buckner was an odd choice by the organization, as he only pitched in 18 minor league games, 16 of which were starts.  They were highly successful outings, however, as he went 9-3 with a 3.32 ERA in 103 innings in one of the least pitcher-friendly venues in all of professional baseball.  Nevertheless, there were eight D-backs pitchers who...

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