Faria Named Stone Crabs MVP, Several Other Stone Crabs Earn Awards

Jacob Faria was named the Stone Crabs MVP for the 2015 season.  (Photo: Jim Donten)

Jacob Faria was named the Stone Crabs MVP for the 2015 season. (Photo: Jim Donten)

The Tampa Bay Rays announced their 2015 Minor League Players of the Year and several Stone Crabs alumni were awarded for their performance this season. Jacob Faria was named the Stone Crab’s Most Valuable Player for his 10- performance as a starter for the Stone Crabs this season. Overall he had 17 wins on the year which was the best in the majors.

Here are the other Stone Crabs alumni who were honored this season:

  • Blake Snell –Pitcher of the Year
  • Richie Shaffer – Player of the Year
  • Taylor Motter – Durham MVP
  • Tyler Goeddel – Montgomery MVP
  • Jacob Faria – Stone Crabs MVP
  • Casey Gillaspie – Bowling Green MVP
  • Joey Rickard – Baserunner of the Year
  • Brad Schreiber – Reliever of the Year
  • Braxton Lee – Defensive Player of the Year

The players will be recognized in a pre-game ceremony at Tropicana Field on Friday.

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