The International League is one of the oldest, most respected, and most talent filled systems in the entire country. The International League Most Valuable Pitcher award is given annually to the best pitcher in the league during the season and what follows below is a comprehensive list of every former International League Most Valuable Pitcher recipient.
"Blame did not fall to (Tyler) Cloyd , who was named International League pitcher of the year one day before his big-league debut. Cloyd sported a 15-1 record in 26 minor-league starts with a 2.26 ERA. 'He looked in control,' (Charlie) Manuel said. 'He's gutty. He doesn't light the radar gun up. But his command was good. He definitely had good poise.'" - Sportswriter Matt Gelb on Philly.com (08/30/2012, 'Cloyd loses to another rookie in Phillies debut', Source )
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International League Most Valuable Pitcher Award
Did you know that the first left-handed pitcher to win the International League Most Valuable Pitcher Award was future Hall of Fame Manager Tommy Lasorda ?
More than sixty-five years of history and every Minor League pitcher who won this award either made it to the show, or already had been in the show!
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