Found November 04, 2013 on Midwest Sports Fans:
The end of Daylight Savings Time, colder weather, and the conclusion of another World Series make early November a sad time for many baseball fans. Thankfully, the sport gives us one last treat by recognizing the game’s top players during the 11th month. Announcements won’t begin until Veterans Day, so let’s take time to offer predictions on the likely winners versus who I believe should win, which is often a major chasm.   American League Rookie of the Year My winner/Likely winner: Wil Myers, Tampa Bay Rays Thankfully we begin with a straightforward choice. Though I watched Wil Myers blossom in Omaha during the 2012 campaign, I was still impressed to see the 22-year-old outfielder tear through American League pitching following his June 18 promotion. A top prospect since Kansas City drafted him in 2009, Myers launched a grand slam off C.C. Sabathia at Yankee Stadium a few days later, and despite just playing 88 games, the North Carolinian led AL rookies in on-base percentage, slugg...

Wil Myers’ hair overshadows Most Outstanding Rookie award

Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Wil Myers brought home the Players’ Choice Award for 2013 AL Outstanding Rookie award.  Maybe he can use it to brush his wreckage that he calls a hair-do. via @amandarykoff [@amandarykoff]

Wil Myers’ Unkempt Hair Steals Spotlight Away From Winning AL Outstanding Rookie Award (Photo)

Wil Myers won the Players Choice Award for Outstanding Rookie in the American League on Monday night, and while his skills were more than deserving of the honor, his hair was not up to par. The Tampa Bay outfielder beat out fellow teammate Chris Archer and Detroit shortstop Jose Iglesias to take home the hardware, and although Myers didn’t join the big league club until June...

Rays' Wil Myers, Chris Archer both up for AL Rookie of Year

Florida's teams are well-represented among the Baseball Writers Association of America Rookie of the Year finalists, as announced Tuesday. The Tampa Bay Rays have two players nominated for the American League award, outfielder Wil Myers and right-hander Chris Archer, and right-hander Jose Fernandez will represent the Miami Marlins on the National League side. Detroit Tigers...

BBWAA Awards: Rays Myers, Archer Finalists For AL ROY

The annual Baseball Writers’ Association of America, BBWAA awards finalists were announced and the Tampa Bay Rays have two finalists for the American League Rookie of the Year. Chris Archer and Wil Myers were named along with Detroit Tigers infielder Jose Iglesias. Awards will be announced next week with daily announcement shows at 6 p.m. ET on MLB Network, beginning with Rookie...
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