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Stanton, Martinez capture Marlins' Minor League Awards


  The Marlins have announced outfielder Michael Stanton as the organization's Minor League Player of the Year and right-hander Cristhian Martinez as its Minor League Pitcher of the Year.

  Stanton, who is currently playing in the Arizona Fall League, hit .255 with 28 home runs and 92 RBI while splitting time at Single A Jupiter and Double A Jacksonville. Stanton, 19, was a second-round draft pick for the Marlins in 2007.

  Martinez, 27, went 9-3 with a 2.94 ERA at Jacksonville. He made four stints with the Marlins last season, appearing in 15 games..The Marlins obtained Martinez in the Triple A phase of the 2006 Rule V Draft from the Detroit Tigers.

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