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  • AL Rookie of the Year (Minus Trout)

    OK, so Mike Trout is a runaway for the AL ROtY award, but I had a question: Who would you pick if he was out of the equation?
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  • #2
    Off the top of my head (and I may miss somebody), I'd go Trout, Darvish, Cespedas.
    "Chuckie doesn't take on 2-0. Chuckie's hackin'." - Chuck Carr two days prior to being released by the Milwaukee Brewers

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    • #3
      I'd pick Yoenis Cespedes. It's not an easy choice with Will Middlebrooks having just as good a season in Boston. Darvish is third to me because he's walked way too many batters and suffered for it. Wei-Yin Chen in Baltimore is having a very similar season to Darvish, only with less strikeouts.

      So:

      Not-Trout AL Rookies - Cespedes, Middlebrooks, Darvish, Chen.
      Last edited by SamtheBravesFan; 09-10-2012, 12:36 PM.
      46 wins to match last year's total

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      • #4
        For me its Cespedes.

        The way Mike Trout has played this season its hard to remember that hes just a rookie.

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        • #5
          I would say Yoenis Cepedes also. Yu Darvish would be my next choice.
          "(Shoeless Joe Jackson's fall from grace is one of the real tragedies of baseball. I always thought he was more sinned against than sinning." -- Connie Mack

          "I have the ultimate respect for Whitesox fans. They were as miserable as the Cubs and Redsox fans ever were but always had the good decency to keep it to themselves. And when they finally won the World Series, they celebrated without annoying every other fan in the country."--Jim Caple, ESPN (Jan. 12, 2011)

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          • #6
            Cespedas..........
            All it takes for evil to prevail is for good men to do nothing. -Unknown

            A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination. -Nelson Mandela

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            • #7
              Wei-Yin Chen
              San Francisco Giants, World Series Champions in 2010, 2012, and 2014!!!

              "Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts" ~ Albert Einstein

              "Royals wear crowns, but Champions Kiss the Ring" ~ Jeremy Affeldt

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              • #8
                Who would win if could combine this with 1987? I'd give it to McGwire.
                Lou Gehrig is the Truest Yankee of them all!

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