Found November 12, 2012 on The Outside Corner:
Mike Trout is the American League Rookie of the Year, and Bryce Harper is the National League Rookie of the Year. Trout unanimously won the American League honors, finishing in first place in all 28 ballots cast. Yoenis Cespedes of the Oakland Athletics finished second with 19 second place votes and six third place votes, and Yu Darvish of the Texas Rangers finished third with nine second place votes and 19 third place votes. Wei-Yin Chen of the Baltimore Orioles finished fourth after receiving a pair of third place votes, and Jarrod Parker of the A's was fifth with one third place vote. Coming into the night, the only real question was whether or not Trout would win the award unanimously after his fantastic season, and he did. Trout finished the season with a .963 OPS, 30 homers, and 49 stolen bases in just 139 games with the Angels. It was a historical season on many levels, and the 10.0 fWAR that Trout finished with will go down in history. Harper edged Wade Miley...
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