In September, major-league players voted for the Players Choice Awards, coordinated by the union. Friday, the MLBPA released the three finalists for each of the awards, which will be announced over the course of next week.
Player of the year (both leagues): Carlos Gonzalez (Rockies, pictured), Josh Hamilton (Rangers), Joey Votto (Reds).
Man of the year (for off-field efforts): Torii Hunter (Angels), Brandon Inge (Tigers), Troy Tulowitzki (Rockies).
NL outstanding player: Gonzalez, Albert Pujols (Cardinals), Votto.
NL outstanding pitcher: Roy Halladay (Phillies), Ubaldo Jimenez (Rockies), Adam Wainwright (Cardinals).
NL outstanding rookie: Jaime Garcia (Cardinals), Jason Heyward (Braves), Buster Posey (Giants).
NL comeback player: R.A. Dickey (Mets), Tim Hudson (Braves), Aubrey Huff (Giants).
AL outstanding player: Jose Bautista (Blue Jays), Miguel Cabrera (Tigers), Hamilton.
AL outstanding pitcher: Felix Hernandez (Mariners), David Price (Rays), CC Sabathia (Yankees).
AL outstanding rookie: Wade Davis (Rays), Neftali Feliz (Rangers), Austin Jackson (Tigers).
AL comeback player: Freddy Garcia (White Sox), Vladimir Guerrero (Rangers), Francisco Liriano (Twins).
-- David Andriesen
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Players choice finalists announced
Posted on: October 22, 2010 6:50 pm
Tags: Adam Wainwright, Albert Pujols, Aubrey Huff, Austin Jackson, Brandon Inge, Buster Posey, Carlos Gonzalez, CC Sabathia, David Price, Felix Hernandez, Francisco Liriano, Freddy Garcia, Jaime Garcia, Jason Heyward, Joey Votto, Jose Bautista, Josh Hamilton, Miguel Cabrera, Neftali Feliz, R.A. Dickey, Roy Halladay, Tim Hudson, Torii Hunter, Troy Tulowitzki, Ubaldo Jimenez, Vladimir Guerrero, Wade Davis