Mets name minor league players of year

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The Mets named Lucas Duda the organization's minor league player of the year. He hit 23 homers between Binghamton and Buffalo.

The Mets have named left fielder Lucas Duda and left-hander Mark Cohoon as their Sterling minor league players of the year.

Duda hit a combined .304 (129-for-425) with 23 homers and 87 RBIs in 115 games between Double-A Binghamton and Triple-A Buffalo. Cohoon went a combined 12-5 with a 2.57 ERA between low-A Savannah and Binghamton. Cohoon, who celebrates his 23rd birthday Wednesday, produced three straight scoreless outings in the South Atlantic League before the promotion to the B-Mets.

The Mets also named a Sterling winner for each minor league affiliate:

Buffalo: right-hander Dillon Gee

Binghamton: center fielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis

St. Lucie: shortstop Wilmer Flores

Savannah: right fielder Cesar Puello

Brooklyn: center fieldre Darrell Ceciliani

Kingsport: third baseman Aderlin Rodriguez

Gulf Coast Mets: right-hander Domingo Tapia

Dominican Summer League: center fielder Eudy Pina and catcher Hector Alvarez

The group will be honored before Wednesday's Mets-Pirates game.