WASHINGTON -- The Nationals named infielder Steve Lombardozzi their Minor League Player of the Year and right-hander Brad Peacock their Minor League Pitcher of the Year for the 2011 season. Both players are now in the Major Leagues.
Lombardozzi hit a combined .309 with eight home runs, 52 RBIs and 30 stolen bases in 134 games this season with Triple-A Syracuse and Double-A Harrisburg. Lombardozzi posted a .997 fielding percentage, committing just two errors in 597 chances while playing second base, shortstop and third base.
Peacock was an Eastern League All-Star and a participant in this season's XM All-Star Futures Game.