Originally written on Phillies Nation  |  Last updated 3/28/13
Votto is the odds-on favorite to win NL MVP. (AP) Below, our contributors give their best guesses as to who will win the major awards in Major League Baseball this season. For previous seasons, click here (2012, 2011). Jon Nisula: NL MVP: Giancarlo Stanton, MIA AL MVP: Jose Bautista, TOR NL Cy Young: Clayton Kershaw, LAD AL Cy Young: Felix Hernandez, SEA NL RoY: Adam Eaton, ARZ AL RoY: Jurickson Profar, TEX NL Player to watch: Roy Halladay, PHI AL Player to watch: Josh Hamilton, LAA NL Manager of the year: Davey Johnson, WAS AL Manager of the year: John Gibbons, TOR Amanda Orr: NL MVP: Joey Votto, CIN AL MVP: Mike Trout, LAA NL Cy Young: Cole Hamels, PHI AL Cy Young: Justin Verlander, DET NL RoY: Zack Wheeler, NYM AL RoY: Wil Myers, TB NL Player to watch: Roy Halladay, PHI AL Player to watch: RA Dickey, TOR NL Manager of the year: Don Mattingly, LAD AL Manager of the year: Terry Francona, CLE Alex Lee: NL MVP: Joey Votto, CIN AL MVP: Mike Trout, LAA NL Cy Young: Cole Hamels, PHI AL Cy Young: David Price, TB NL RoY: Jedd Gyorko, SD AL RoY: Wil Myers, TB NL Player to watch: Bryce Harper, WAS AL Player to watch: Yu Darvish, TEX NL Manager of the year: Bud Black, SD AL Manager of the year: Terry Francona, CLE Jay Floyd: NL MVP: Bryce Harper AL MVP: Miguel Cabrera NL Cy Young: Cole Hamels, Phi AL Cy Young: Josh Johnson, Tor. NL RoY: Travis d’Arnaud, NYM AL RoY: Aaron Hicks, Min NL Player to watch: RHP Julio Teheran, ATL AL Player to watch: Vance Worley, MIN & J.A. Happ, TOR Don McGettigan: NL MVP: Ryan Zimmermann, WAS AL MVP: Prince Fielder, DET NL Cy Young: Cole Hamels, PHI AL Cy Young: Yu DarvishTEX NL RoY: Gerrit Cole, PIT AL RoY: Wil Myers, TB Have you heard of this man? (AP) NL Player to watch: Paul Goldschmidt, ARZ AL Player to watch: Alejandro De Aza, CWS NL Manager of the year: Kirk Gibson, ARZ AL Manager of the year: Joe Maddon, TB Nick Staskin: NL MVP: Matt Kemp, LAD AL MVP: Mike Trout, LAA NL Cy Young: Clayton Kershaw, LAD AL Cy Young: Justin Verlander, DET NL RoY: Adam Eaton, ARZ AL RoY: Manny Machado, BAL NL Player to watch: Pedro Alvarez, PIT AL Player to watch: Wil Myers, TB NL Manager of the year: Mike Matheny, STL AL Manager of the year: John Gibbons, TOR Ryan Dinger: NL MVP: Andrew McCutchen, PIT AL MVP: Jose Bautista, TOR NL CYA: Stephen Strasburg, WAS AL CYA: Yu Darvish, TEX NL ROY: Gerrit Cole, PIT AL ROY: Jurickson Profar, TEX NL Player to Watch: Stephen Strasburg, WAS AL Player to Watch: R.A. Dickey, TOR NL Manager: Don Mattingly, LAD AL Manager: John Farrell, TOR Eric Seidman: NL MVP: Matt Kemp, LAD AL MVP: Albert Pujols, LAA NL CYA: Cole Hamels, PHI AL CYA: Justin Verlander, DET NL ROY: Rob Brantly, MIA AL ROY: Jurickson Profar, TEX NL Player to Watch: Paul Goldschmidt, ARZ AL Player to Watch: Victor Martinez, DET NL Manager: Bruce Bochy, SF AL Manager: Terry Francona, CLE Ian Riccaboni: NL MVP: Paul Goldscmhidt, AZ AL MVP: Mike Trout, LAA NL Cy Young: Clayton Kershaw, LAD AL Cy Young: David Price, TB NL RoY: Tyler Skaggs, AZ AL RoY: Wil Myers, TB NL Player to watch: Dom Brown, PHI AL Player to watch: Jose Reyes, TOR NL Manager of the year: Kirk Gibson, AZ AL Manager of the year: Bob Melvin, OAK Corey Seidman: NL MVP: Joey Votto, CIN AL MVP: Robinson Cano, NYY NL Cy: Stephen Strasburg, WAS AL Cy: Justin Verlander, DET NL Rookie: Tyler Skaggs, ARZ AL Rookie: Bruce Rondon, DET NL Player to Watch: Andrelton Simmons, ATL AL Player to Watch: Matt Moore, TB NL Manager: Kirk Gibson, ARZ AL Manager: John Farrell, TOR Pat Gallen: NL MVP: Joey Votto, CIN AL MVP: Evan Longoria, TB NL Cy Young: Matt Cain, SF AL Cy Young: David Price, TB NL RoY: Jedd Gyorko, SD AL RoY: Aaron Hicks, MIN NL Player to watch: Domonic Brown, PHI AL Player to watch: Eric Hosmer, KC NL Manager of the year: Clint Hurdle, PIT AL Manager of the year: Terry Francona, CLE
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