Wheeler established a Drillers franchise record with 33 home runs this past season. The total also led all Texas League hitters as well as all hitters in Double A.
The Tulsa MVP Award was one of several awards that were announced by the Rockies. Several other winners will likely play in Tulsa for the Drillers in the future.
The complete list of winners is below.
Doug Million Award (recognizes the organization's most outstanding minor league performer): Edwar Cabrera (ASH and MOD)
COL Rockies Minor League Pitcher of the Year: Chad Bettis (MOD)
COL Rockies Minor League Player of the Year: Nolan Arenado (MOD)
Colorado Springs Sky Sox: Jim Miller
Tulsa Drillers: Tim Wheeler
Modesto Nuts: Kent Matthes
Asheville Tourists: Rafael Ortega
Tri-City Dust Devils: Christian Bergman
Casper Ghosts: Sam Mende