Diamonds and Ice

Sandoval gets Angels honor
September 30, 2008, 10:11 pm
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Former Cedar Rapids Kernels third baseman Freddy Sandoval has been named Los Angeles Angels Minor League Player of the Year. 

Sandoval played for the Kernels in 2005. This season at Triple-A Salt Lake, he hit .335 with 15 home runs and 88 RBIs in 131 games. He led the Pacific Coast League with 45 doubles and made his major league debut in September.

Other organizational honors went to first baseman Efren Navarro (Defensive Player of the Year) and Anthony Ortega (Pitcher of the Year). Navarro played the majority of the 2008 season with the Kernels, Ortega was in Cedar Rapids in 2006.


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