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Voting for the 2019 MiLBY Awards has ended. Check back to view the fan and staff selections -- including voting percentages for each nominee and features on the player and photo winners -- as they're revealed from Nov. 4-8.

Top Relief Pitcher

Give him the ball; he'll shut it down
Fans and staff agree -- Blue Jays prospect Jackson Rees set himself apart as the Minor League's top reliever after notching an 0.73 ERA and 88 strikeouts over 61 2/3 innings this season. Full story »
Jackson Rees, RHP
Jackson Rees, RHP
39 G, 61 2/3 IP, 0.73 ERA, 88 K, 15 BB, 0.89 WHIP, 9 SV MLB Organization: Blue Jays

Signed as a free agent in 2018, Rees held his own at two levels this season. He had an 0.36 ERA in 25 1/3 innings for Class A Lansing before being promoted on June 6 to Class A Advanced Dunedin, where he pitched to an 0.99 ERA across 36 1/3 frames. Opposing batters hit just .183 against the 25-year-old right-hander.

52%
Winner
Robert Broom, RHP
Robert Broom, RHP
42 G, 62 IP, 0.73 ERA, 70 K, 23 BB, 0.89 WHIP, 3 SV MLB Organization: Indians

A 10th-round pick in 2018, Broom began the season with Class A Advanced Lynchburg and allowed only one earned run in 24 2/3 innings (0.36 ERA). A Carolina League All-Star, he was promoted on June 6 to Double-A Akron, where the 23-year-old pitched to an 0.96 ERA across 37 1/3 frames.

17%
Sam Delaplane, RHP
Sam Delaplane, RHP
46 G, 68 2/3 IP, 2.23 ERA, 120 K, 23 BB, 0.84 WHIP, 7 SV MLB Organization: Mariners

The No. 30 Mariners prospect got off to a solid start with Class A Advanced Modesto and was named a California League All-Star. The 24-year-old turned up the wick after being promoted to Double-A Arkansas on June 4, posting an 0.49 ERA with 58 punchouts and only nine walks across 37 innings.

7%
Aaron Barrett, RHP
Aaron Barrett, RHP
50 G, 52 1/3 IP, 2.75 ERA, 62 K, 16 BB, 1.05 WHIP, 31 SV MLB Organization: Nationals

After missing the 2016-17 seasons -- initially undergoing Tommy John surgery only to then suffer a broken humerus bone -- the 31-year-old was lights-out for Double-A Harrisburg, notching a Minor League-best 31 saves and earning Eastern League All-Star honors. His perseverance was rewarded with a return to the Nationals on Sept. 4.

6%
Demarcus Evans, RHP
Demarcus Evans, RHP
47 G, 60 IP, 0.90 ERA, 100 K, 39 BB, 1.03 WHIP, 12 SV MLB Organization: Rangers

The 22-year-old righty sported a sub-1.00 ERA across two levels -- 0.81 with Class A Advanced Down East and 0.96 with Double-A Frisco -- and chalked up 100 whiffs in 60 innings with a 1.03 WHIP. Evans was a Carolina League All-Star, earning six of a career-high 12 saves before being promoted on May 29.

5%
Luke Barker, RHP
Luke Barker, RHP
40 G, 60 1/3 IP, 1.34 ERA, 66 K, 15 BB, 0.65 WHIP, 8 SV MLB Organization: Brewers

The 27-year-old began the season with Double-A Biloxi, earning eight saves and a spot on the Southern League All-Star team. On June 20, Barker was promoted to Triple-A San Antonio. For the season, the Cal State Chico product posted a career-low WHIP and limited opposing batters to a .122 average.

4%
Dayeison Arias, RHP
Dayeison Arias, RHP
44 G, 55 IP, 1.15 ERA, 80 K, 15 BB, 0.78 WHIP, 13 SV MLB Organization: Mariners

Appearing in a career-high 44 games across two levels, the 22-year-old right-hander had 13 saves en route to a South Atlantic League All-Star nod with Class A West Virginia. After being promoted to Class A Advanced Modesto on Aug. 18, the Dominican Republic native did not allow a run in five appearances covering 7 1/3 frames.

4%
Alex Vesia, LHP
Alex Vesia, LHP
38 G, 66 2/3 IP, 1.76 ERA, 100 K, 19 BB, 0.95 WHIP, 5 SV MLB Organization: Marlins

Pitching across three levels, the 23-year-old lefty saved his best for last -- yielding only eight hits and a walk while striking out 25 in 16 1/3 innings for Double-A Jacksonville -- to cap his second straight sub-2.00 ERA campaign. Vesia converted five of six save opportunities and posted his first 100-strikeout season.

3%
Sam Selman, LHP
Sam Selman, LHP
43 G, 55 IP, 1.80 ERA, 94 K, 17 BB, 0.82 WHIP MLB Organization: Giants

The 28-year-old lefty spent the bulk of the season with Triple-A Sacramento after four appearances with Double-A Richmond. He was 3-1 with a 1.64 ERA during the first half and was named a PCL All-Star. Selman limited opponents to a .147 batting average and racked up 94 whiffs with a career-low 0.82 WHIP.

1%
James Karinchak, RHP
James Karinchak, RHP
30 G, 30 1/3 IP, 2.67 ERA, 74 K, 17 BB, 1.09 WHIP, 8 SV MLB Organization: Indians

Cleveland's 21st-ranked prospect began the season with Double-A Akron before joining Triple-A Columbus on May 3. Although a strained hamstring sidelined the 2017 ninth-round pick for more than a month, the 24-year-old finished with a flurry, striking out eight of the last nine batters he faced before a callup to the Indians on Sept. 13.

1%