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Sports MN Quiz: Who was the Twins' 2010 minor league player of the year?

Brian Dozier, the Twins' 2011 minor league player of the year, is now with the major league club to replace Jamey Carroll at shortstop. Who won this award in 2010? For the answer, click on the headline above.
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Outfielder Joe Benson won that award in 2010. While he's showed promise in cracking the major league lineup, Benson was demoted to Double A New Britain today to help turn around his season. He was batting just .179 in Triple A Rochester.

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