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Myers, Hultzen are PERT Plus winners
Fan voting chose Triple-A stars with the brightest futures
09/04/2012 5:58 PM ET
Wil Myers receives his award from Omaha president and general manager Martie Cordaro.
Wil Myers receives his award from Omaha president and general manager Martie Cordaro. 
Omaha Storm Chasers outfielder Wil Myers and Tacoma Rainiers left-hander Danny Hultzen were selected as the Triple-A® hitter and pitcher, respectively, with the brightest future in the PERT Plus MiLB™ Stars voting.

For the second year in a row, PERT Plus and Minor League Baseball® gave fans a chance to vote online at MiLB.com for the Triple-A hitter and pitcher whom they believe has the brightest future.

The 21-year-old Myers ranked second in Minor League Baseball with 37 home runs. He also finished among the top five full-season Minor Leaguers in RBIs (109), extra-base hits (69) and slugging percentage (.600).

The Kansas City Royals drafted Myers out of high school in the third round of the 2009 Draft.

Hultzen, 22, made his Minor League Baseball debut this season with the Double-A Jackson Generals. After going 8-3 with a 1.19 ERA and being named a Southern League All-Star, Hultzen was promoted to Triple-A.

He ranked among the full-season leaders in batting average against, holding hitters to a .197 mark. The Seattle Mariners took Hultzen with the No. 2 overall pick of the 2011 Draft out of the University of Virginia.

Myers and Hultzen received their PERT Plus MiLB™ Stars award during ceremonies in their respective home ballparks.

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