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2008 MLB Awards

Posted on: September 20, 2008 5:17 am
Edited on: October 1, 2008 2:20 am
Here are my awards for the 2008 MLB season (all awards subject to change). My preseason picks were horrible. They are in parenthesis.

AL MVP (Picked Manny Ramirez preseason):

1. Dustin Pedroia
2. Justin Morneau
3. Kevin Youkilis
4. Joe Mauer
5. Carlos Quentin

AL Cy Young (Picked CC Sabathia preseason):

1. Roy Halladay
2. Cliff Lee
3. Mariano Rivera
4. Francisco Rodriguez
5. Ervin Santana

AL Rookie of the Year (Picked Evan Longoria preseason):

1. Evan Longoria
2. Alexei Ramirez
3. Mike Aviles
4. Brad Ziegler
5. Jacoby Ellsbury

AL Reliever of the Year (Picked Joe Nathan preseason):

1. Mariano Rivera
2. Francisco Rodriguez
3. Jonathan Papelbon
4. Joakim Soria
5. Joe Nathan

AL Comeback Player of the Year (Picked Hank Blalock preseason):

1. Cliff Lee
2. Aubrey Huff
3. Carlos Quentin
4. Milton Bradley
5. Mike Mussina

NL MVP (Picked Ryan Howard preseason):

1. Ryan Howard
2. Albert Pujols
3. CC Sabathia
4. Manny Ramirez
5. David Wright

NL Cy Young (Picked Brandon Webb preseason):

1. Tim Lincecum
2. Johan Santana
3. CC Sabathia
4. Ryan Dempster
5. Brandon Webb

NL Rookie of the Year (Picked Joey Votto preseason):

1. Geovany Soto
2. Joey Votto
3. Jair Jurrjens
4. Jay Bruce
5. Hiroki Kuroda

NL Reliever of the Year (Picked Rafael Soriano preseason):

1. Brad Lidge
2. Kerry Wood
3. Carlos Marmol
4. Jose Valverde
5. Brian Fuentes

NL Comeback Player of the Year (Picked Conor Jackson preseason):

1. Jorge Cantu
2. Brad Lidge
3. Kerry Wood
4. Fernando Tatis
5. Josh Johnson

AL Manager of the Year: Joe Maddon (Rays)
NL Manager of the Year: Fredi Gonzalez (Marlins)
Category: MLB
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