Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels was named the American League Rookie of the Year for the 2012 season. It was unanimous and Trout received all 28 first place votes. The 20 year old had a season for the ages. Athletics outfielder Yoenis Cespedes and Rangers right-hander Yu Darvish were the other two finalists.
In the National League, the Washington Nationals’ Bryce Harper took home the hardware over finalists Wade Miley and Todd Frazier.
The announcement of the results from the Baseball Writers’ Association of America were shown live on MLB Network.
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Today I’ll preview the Rookie of the Year Awards, which will be announced later this afternoon. The winners are voted for by the Baseball Writers Association of America.
The Angels’ Mike Trout had arguably one of the best rookie seasons in history and there’s nobody a close second in the American League. And, if not for Triple Crown winner Miguel Cabrera, we’d also be talking MVP.
Trout is the ...