Astros Name Bermudez, Berryhill Minor League Players of the Year

Astros Name Bermudez, Berryhill Minor League Players of the Year

Today the Astros announced their minor league players of the year for the 2021 season. Below are the names and numbers…

Jonathan Bermudez

Bermudez, a 23rd round pick in the 2018 draft. was named minor league Picher of the year after putting together a dominant season in 2021. He started the season in Double-A and struck out 102 in 78.2 innings while posting a 3.36 ERA. The lefty was then promoted to AAA where he got even better posting a 3.06 ERA with 40 K in 32.1 innings. Overall on the season he 3.24 ERA with 146 K in 111 innings. He finished the season with a 3.15 FIP, 31.9 K% and 24.5 K-BB%. Phenomenal season from Bermudez. Read more on him here.

Luke Berryhill

Berryhill, originally drafted by the Reds and traded to the Astros last off-season, was named minor league player of the year. He started the year in Low-A and crushed slashing .305/.429/.636 with 10 HR, 32 RBI in 35 games. He was promoted to High-A where he hit .277 with 5 HR, 19 RBI in 29 games earning another promotion to Double-A. He finished the season there hitting .313 in 9 games. Overall, Berryhill had a .974 OPS and 159 wRC+ (leading the Astros system, minimum 200 PA). A great first full season for Luke. Read more on him here.

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