Low-A Southeast
SportBaseball
Founded2021
No. of teams10
CountriesUnited States
Most recent
champion(s)
Bradenton Marauders (2021)
Most titlesBradenton Marauders (1)
ClassificationLow-A

The Low-A Southeast is a 10-team Minor League Baseball league that began operating in Florida in 2021.[1] Along with the Low-A East and Low-A West, it is one of three leagues playing at the Low-A level, which is four grades below Major League Baseball (MLB). The league was created in 2021 in conjunction with MLB's reorganization of the minor leagues.[1] The league is made up of 10 former members of the Class A-Advanced Florida State League.[2]

Current teams

Champions

In the Low-A Southeast's first season, the two teams with the highest winning percentages in the regular season competed in a best-of-five series to determine the league champion.[3]

Champions
Season Champion Score Runner-up Ref.
2021 Bradenton Marauders 3–0 Tampa Tarpons [4]

Awards

Four awards were presented in the Low-A Southeast's first season: Most Valuable Player, Pitcher of the Year, Top MLB Prospect, and Manager of the Year.[5]

Most Valuable Player

Most Valuable Player
Season Winner Team Organization Position BA HR RBI Ref.
2021 Endy Rodriguez Bradenton Marauders Pittsburgh Pirates Catcher .294 15 73 [6]

Pitcher of the Year

Pitcher of the Year
Season Winner Team Organization Record ERA SO Ref.
2021 Adrian Florencio Bradenton Marauders Pittsburgh Pirates 6–4 2.46 117 [7]

Top MLB Prospect

Top MLB Prospect
Season Winner Team Organization Position Record ERA SO Ref.
2021 Eury Pérez Jupiter Hammerheads Miami Marlins Pitcher 2–3 1.61 82 [8]

Manager of the Year

Manager of the Year
Season Winner Team Organization Division Finish Record Refs.
2021 Jonathan Johnston Bradenton Marauders Pittsburgh Pirates West 2nd 71–48 [9][10]

References

  1. ^ a b Mayo, Jonathan (February 12, 2021). "MLB Announces New Minors Teams, Leagues". Major League Baseball. Retrieved February 12, 2021.
  2. ^ "Florida State League (Adv A) Encyclopedia and History". Baseball-Reference. Sports Reference. Retrieved February 12, 2012.
  3. ^ Heneghan, Kelsie (July 1, 2021). "Playoffs Return to the Minor Leagues". Minor League Baseball. Retrieved October 8, 2021.
  4. ^ Trujillo, Nick (September 24, 2021). "Bradenton Clinches Low-A Southeast Title". Minor League Baseball. Retrieved October 10, 2021.
  5. ^ "Postseason All-Stars". Minor League Baseball. Archived from the original on October 10, 2021. Retrieved October 10, 2021.
  6. ^ "Endy Rodriguez Minor Leagues Statistics & History". Baseball-Reference. Sports Reference. Retrieved October 10, 2021.
  7. ^ "Adrian Florencio Minor Leagues Statistics & History". Baseball-Reference. Sports Reference. Retrieved October 10, 2021.
  8. ^ "Eury Perez Minor Leagues Statistics & History". Baseball-Reference. Sports Reference. Retrieved October 10, 2021.
  9. ^ "Jonathan Johnston Minor Leagues Statistics & History". Baseball-Reference. Sports Reference. Retrieved October 10, 2021.
  10. ^ "2021 Low-A Southeast". Baseball-Reference. Sports Reference. Retrieved October 10, 2021.

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