The Arizona Diamondbacks, Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees each had two of their farmhands chosen, and 11 Major League organizations are represented in all.
Brown, an outfielder with the San Jose Giants, led the California League with 13 triples and finished third with a .338 batting average and 49 stolen bases in being named the circuit's Rookie of the Year.
Panik played shortstop for the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes and was named the Northwest League Most Valuable Player for leading it with a .341 average, 54 RBIs, 92 hits and a .401 on-base percentage.
Cuevas finished among the top three in homers, RBIs, runs, slugging percentage and OPS as a third baseman in winning MVP honors in the Arizona League.
Topps salutes the top performances throughout Minor League Baseball, including monthly awards and all-star teams in each classification.
2011 Topps Minor League Players of the Year
|Pacific Coast||Collin Cowgill||Reno/Arizona||OF|
|Texas||Matt Adams||Springfield/St. Louis||1B|
|California||Gary Brown||San Jose/San Francisco||CF|
|Florida State||Hak-Ju Lee||Charlotte/Tampa Bay||SS|
|Midwest||Rymer Liriano||Fort Wayne/San Diego||OF|
|South Atlantic||Brandon Jacobs||Greenville/Boston||OF|
|New York-Penn||Mason Williams||Staten Island/New York-AL||OF|
|Northwest||Joe Panik||Salem-Keizer/San Francisco||SS|
|Pioneer||Joc Pederson||Ogden/Los Angeles-NL||OF|
|Arizona||Jose Cuevas||Giants/San Francisco||3B|
|Gulf Coast||Dante Bichette Jr.||Yankees/New York-AL||3B|
*Traded to Seattle on July 31
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