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...
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