With Spring Training just a few weeks away, it’s about time to start the Preseason Awards looks. The first award we’ll take a look at is the AL Rookie of the Year. In 2016, the AL had plenty of standout rookies in Michael Fulmer, Gary Sanchez, Tyler Naquin, Nomar Mazara, and Edwin Diaz just to name a few. Who could possibly succeed Michael Fulmer as the Rookie of the Year in the American League? Let’s take a look at the top 10 choices..
After one month into the six-month season, and it’s time for a way-too-early look at the awards field. This time, it’s the NL Rookie of the Year field. Last season, in the National League last year, it came down to first-year third baseman–Kris Bryant, Jung-ho Kang, and Matt Duffy. Let’s see how the field shapes up after a month into the 2016 season! Continue reading
We’re one month into the six-month season, and I felt that it’s time for a way-too-early look at the awards field. True, a lot can happen in the next five months, but as of this moment, which players have really helped their case for these major hardware come November. First up is the Rookie of the Year. In the American League last year, it came down to a pair of highly touted shortstops–Carlos Correa and Francisco Lindor. Let’s see how the field shapes up after a month into the 2016 season! Continue reading
Now on to the Senior Circuit! In 2015, NL Rookie of the Year Kris Bryant led an impressive crop of players that included Maikel Franco, Randal Grichuk, Noah Syndergaard, Matt Duffy, Jung-ho Kang, Kyle Schwarber and Joc Pederson. Which 2016 NL rookies will break out this year? Let’s take a look… Continue reading
2015 was the Year of the Rookie. So many young phenoms made their mark on baseball than ever before. Both leagues were packed with young studs. In the American League, Carlos Correa led an impressive bunch that included Miguel Sano, Francisco Lindor, Mark Canha, and James McCann, So what will 2016 bring us? Who’ll succeed Carlos Correa as the ROY? Let’s take a look at the 2016 AL candidates…