O'Neil was named Double-A Player of the Year by Baseball America on Monday, the Seattle Times reports.

O'Neil, the organization's top prospect, hit .293 with 24 homers, 102 RBI and 12 steals to lead Jackson to the Southern League Championship Series that started Monday. He's had multiple hits in four of five games this postseason, going 9-for-20 with three homers. O'Neill's power has never been in question, but he made strides with his hit tool this season, cutting his strikeout rate to 26.1 percent and improving his walk rate to 10.8 percent to raise his OBP from .316 in 2015 to .374 this year. If he continues to improve that part of his game next season at Triple-A, then he could see time in Seattle in 2017. He's scheduled to play in the Arizona Fall League.

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