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Fan voting for the 2018 MiLBYs has ended. View the fan and staff selections for all 13 categories, including voting percentages for each nominee and features on the winners, as they're revealed from Oct. 25-Nov. 2.

Defensive Play of the Year

The most outstanding display of glovework in 2018.
Known for his defensive prowess, shortstop Cole Peterson put his skills on display during a May 22 doubleheader for the Class A West Michigan Whitecaps, keeping the game scoreless in the late innings and securing a MiLBY in the process. Full story »
Shortstop Peterson shows off acrobatics in left

Late in a scoreless game, any hit could be the difference, so Cole Peterson went all-out and airborne. The West Michigan shortstop chased down the ball and avoided the left fielder to make a sparkling grab.

McGough's behind-the-back snag keeps no-no alive

Every no-no needs a big play, and Scott McGough made his contribution. The pitcher used every inch of his wingspan to snare a comebacker and preserve Albuquerque's combined no-hit bid in the eighth.

Jenkins flips over fence, comes up throwing

Distance to the ball, a bullpen fence, loaded bases? No problem for Eric Jenkins, who raced into foul territory, made the catch, flipped over the fence and came up throwing so only one run could score on the play.

Astudillo, Red Wings turn hidden-ball trick

What's better than pulling off a hidden-ball trick? Accomplishing it twice in one season. That's what Rochester did when third baseman Willians Astudillo and pitcher Chase De Jong played it cool to turn a sac fly into a double play.

Dean covers a lot of ground for diving catch

Justin Dean sprinted from dead center field to left before diving to make a backhanded grab for Rome. With his momentum propelling him, the center fielder rolled over but held on for the catch.

Ducks turn one-of-a-kind double play

The Down East Wood Ducks know teamwork makes the dream work. When the ball popped out of left fielder Alex Kowalczyk's glove, shortstop Anderson Tejeda made the save, then threw to first to double off the runner.

Straw recovers from fall with catch on berm

If there were still a berm in Houston, Astros prospect Myles Straw would be well-prepared. The center fielder fell down while climbing the small hill but got back up in time to make a lunging grab.

Collier's robbery secures victory for Senators

In a one-run game with two outs in the ninth, it looked like Forrest Wall would be the hero, slugging one above the right-field fence for Hartford. But Harrisburg's Zach Collier had other plans as he leapt over the wall to bring the ball back.

Heyer battles short fence to make grab

How about dinner and a show? Great Lakes third baseman Luke Heyer entertained nearby fans enjoying a buffet by flipping over a fence to catch a foul pop. The crowd did indeed go wild.

Lopez flips into stands, holds on for Omaha

Omaha third baseman Jack Lopez was ramped up and ready to go when he dashed to the fence to catch a foul ball, then tumbled over the railing and onto a ramp in the process.