MLB and BBWAA announce finalists for MVP, Cy Young and other awards

The Debate: Part Two.
The Debate: Part Two. (USATSI)

Starting next Monday, Major League Baseball and the Baseball Writers Association of America will announce the annual end-of-season awards. Here are the finalists for each of the four major awards, which were announced live on MLB Network on Tuesday night (finalists listed alphabetically):

ROOKIE OF THE YEAR (announced Nov. 11)

AL - Chris Archer ( Tampa Bay Rays ), Jose Iglesias ( Detroit Tigers ) and Wil Myers (Rays)
NL - Jose Fernandez ( Miami Marlins ), Shelby Miller ( St. Louis Cardinals ) and Yasiel Puig ( Los Angeles Dodgers )

MANAGER OF THE YEAR (announced Nov. 12)

AL - John Farrell ( Boston Red Sox ), Terry Francona ( Cleveland Indians ) and Bob Melvin ( Oakland Athletics )
NL - Fredi Gonzalez ( Atlanta Braves ), Clint Hurdle ( Pittsburgh Pirates ) and Don Mattingly (Dodgers)

CY YOUNG AWARD (announced Nov. 13)

AL - Yu Darvish ( Texas Rangers ), Hisashi Iwakuma ( Seattle Mariners ) and Max Scherzer (Tigers)
NL - Fernandez, Clayton Kershaw (Dodgers) and Adam Wainwright (Cardinals)

MOST VALUABLE PLAYER (announced Nov. 14)

AL - Miguel Cabrera (Tigers), Chris Davis ( Baltimore Orioles ) and Mike Trout ( Los Angeles Angels )
NL - Paul Goldschmidt ( Arizona Diamondbacks ), Andrew McCutchen (Pirates) and Yadier Molina (Cardinals)

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Mike Axisa joined CBS Sports in 2013. He has been a member of the BBWAA since 2015 and has previously written about both fantasy baseball and real life baseball for MLBTradeRumors.com, FanGraphs.com, RotoAuthority.com,... Full Bio

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