Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/7/14
There are several candidates for the National League Rookie of the Year award, although one choice appears easy. If BBWAA voters believe in pitching, Diamondbacks left-hander Wade Miley is the only option. Miley leads major leagues rookies with 15 victories after beating San Diego on Saturday, and his 3.07 ERA and 1.15 WHIP lead all rookie qualifiers. Texas right-hander Yu Darvish (14-9, 4.14) might have made more of a national splash, but it is not difficult to make a case for Miley as the best rookie pitcher in the majors this season. Miley, who is scheduled to make his next start Saturday against San Francisco, said he has followed a simple formula. "I've been trying to stick with the game plan and make adjustments as the game goes along. That's pretty much it. Throw strikes early and go after guys. I'm just trying to make pitches. I'm not trying to strike people out. Just get outs as quick as possible and get the offense back in the dugout," he said. Manager Kirk Gibson ...
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