Originally written on 22gigantes  |  Last updated 11/16/14

Brown is awarded MiLBY for being Class-A's best hitter.

Top Giants prospect Gary Brown was honored Thursday with the MiLBY for Best Class A Advanced Hitter.

The San Jose Giant’s leadoff man finished among the Cal League’s top three leaders in numerous offensive categories, including batting (.336), runs (115), hits (188), triples (13), total bases (290) and stolen bases (53).

Brown is also a stud with the glove, committing just three errors in 273 chances. And he nailed 16 runners.

Other Giants minor leaguers who were nominated for MiLBYs, but did not win include Eric Surkamp, who lost out to Brad Peacock (Nationals) for Best Double-A Starter; Joe Panik, who lost out to Eddie Rosario (Twins) for Best Hitter for Class-A Short Season; and Chris Heston, who lost out to Darin Gorski (Mets) for Best Class-A Advanced Starter of 2011.

Brown told MLB.com’s Andrew Pentis that he was worried about being traded by the Giants before Zack Wheeler was dealt to the Mets for Carlos Beltran.

“A lot of people were mentioning things on my Twitter, and I just ignored it,” Brown told Pentis. “Until the day when Zack got traded, he and I were talking earlier that morning. He had mentioned that he had heard something that I was gone. It was just until that last moment that I was nervous.”

Brown need not worry about his future. San Francisco has big plans for the 23-year old Fullerton grad. Fred Stanley, the Giants director of player development, said it best: “He’ll move through our system quickly.”

Highlights of the Year
• Germano, Ciolli, Yelich take honors
• Play of the Year
• Moment of the Year
• Home Run of the YearBest Starter
• Overall | Triple-A | Double-A
• A Advanced | A Full Season | Short-SeasonBest Hitter
• Overall/Triple-A | Double-A
• A Advanced | A Full Season | Short-SeasonBest Reliever
• Overall | Triple-A | Double-A
• A Advanced | A Full Season | Short-SeasonBest GameBest Team

Promo of the Year
• Braden bobblebelly named top promo
• Top promos narrowed to four
• Previewing Promo of the Year

 

I hope you enjoyed reading "Giants’ Gary Brown wins MiLBY for top Class-A hitter." I'm interested in your opinion on this article. Why not leave a comment at 22gigantes.com?

GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Bruce Jenner: "For all intents and purposes, I am a woman"

Report: Angels, Rangers talking Josh Hamilton trade

Roger Goodell calls both Los Angeles stadium plans 'viable'

Five-star hoops star Malik Newman commits to Miss State

Crabtree on joining Raiders: 'Ain't got nothing to lose'

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Report: Hardy gets in 'verbal altercation' with teammate

NFL exec compares Jameis Winson to JaMarcus Russell

Report: Chris Sale wanted to fight Yordano Ventura

NFL does not care about Rams' future in St. Louis

Eagles VP Ed Marynowitz says he's not Chip Kelly's 'yes man'

Jonathan Papelbon wants out of Philadelphia

WATCH: Todd Gurley shares video of himself sprinting

5 most boring NFL prime time matchups for 2015

Steve Carell, Emma Stone to star in Bobby Riggs-Billie Jean King film

Calipari’s new project: Create virtual reality experience for fans

Maurice Jones-Drew will retire with the Jaguars on Tuesday

Ovechkin jokes about taking a chair from Nassau Coliseum

Uniform colors have already been picked for Vegas NHL team

Golden State: Not losing to New Orleans, but still snoozing

Ventura, Royals need to simmer down before someone gets hurt

The Mets and their weak opponents

Report: Gronk dating former Patriots cheerleader

Nothing gleams like late-round draft gold

MLB News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Kris Humphries apologizes for Jenner tweet

5 boring NFL prime time matchups

Bruce Jenner: "For all intents and purposes, I am a woman"

Jameis Winston vs. Marcus Mariota: Perception vs. reality

Report: Gronk dating former Patriots cheerleader

NFL exec compares Jameis Winson to JaMarcus Russell

NFL does not care about Rams' future in St. Louis

Nothing gleams like late-round draft gold

The Ultimate All-Living MLB Team

Dubs wanted to gain momentum for Game 4 ... then won

Teams who need to ace the NFL Draft

10 bold predictions for the NFL Draft

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.