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Here are the four rookie position players above 3.0 WAR in the 2012 season:NameTeamPABB%K%BABIPwOBAwRC+FldBsRWARMike TroutAngels63910.5%21.8%.383.42217513.36.810.4Bryce HarperNationals5979.4%20.1%.310.3531228.9-0.34.8Yoenis CespedesAthletics5408.0%18.9%.326.370138-220.127.116.11Norichika AokiBrewers58...
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As the baseball season finally winds down, the last week and a half of the season should be quite exciting. There are teams battling for playoff spots and playoff positioning, and both MVP awards are still up in the air. The final 10 games or so will play a major part in deciding the 10 playoff teams and both MVPs, so despite the NFL being a lot more fun to watch, don’t forget...
So the 2012 Angels season is over, so you know what time it is. It's that time again when our collection of writers and contributors get together and discuss what went right, wrong and more over the course of the completed season. It's also time that when we open up the gradebook to show you the fans how we at AngelsWin.com graded several categories of Angels Baseball.
Continuing with my Baseball Bloggers Alliance (BBA) voting, the Willie Mays Award is the award for top rookie in the league. Here is my ballot:1st Place: Mike Trout, Los Angeles Angels Of Anaheim2nd Place: Yoenis Cespedes, Oakland Athletics3rd Place: Chris Sale, Chicago White SoxThere is no need for an explanation. Congratulations Mr Trout.Next up: The Goose Gossage Award for top...
If there is one thing that you can't say about Tigers fans, it's that they support their players. Even when details like defensive ability and baserunning are presented in front of them.It's rather endearing that they show up to the game with crowns on carrying banners with sayings on them like the one in the picture above. It's also, well, slightly annoying to be...
Another season in the books. The season couldn’t end soon enough for our mixed league and NL-only teams as our success seemed to be limited to AL-only where – as late as September 15th – we had a shot at winning all 3 of our leagues.We learned a lot during the season. Little to nothing that will help us for next year of course – unless all the ‘perts we play against...
Next up in the BBA Awards is the Willie Mays Award for the top rookie in each league.
We can nominate 5 players in each league and they will be thrown in with the rest of the Baseball Bloggers Alliance votes.
Russ: I think any name but Mike Trout would be an insult to the award. No other American Leaguer should be considered.
In the National League:
The pitcher for the Diamondbacks...