It’s that time of the year again when the Baseball Writers’ Association of America announces the finalists for Major League Baseball’s awards.
The 2020 season was anything but ordinary, with the campaign being cut to 60 regular season games due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Los Angeles Dodgers were crowned World Series champs after a 32-year drought, and now it’s time to crown some of the year’s best players.
Below is the full list of finalists, via MLB.com, and when the winner will be announced on MLB Network:
Rooke of the Year (Nov. 9)
American League: Cristian Javier (Houston Astros), Kyle Lewis (Seattle Mariners), Luis Robert (Chicago White Sox)
National League: Alec Bohm (Philadelphia Phillies), Jake Cronenworth (San Diego Padres), Devin Williams (Milwaukee Brewers)
Manager of the Year (Nov. 10):
American League: Kevin Cash (Tampa Bay Rays), Charlie Montoyo (Toronto Blue Jays), Rick Renteria (Chicago White Sox)
National League: Don Mattingly (Miami Marlins), David Ross (Chicago Cubs), Jayce Tingler (San Diego Padres)
Cy Young (Nov. 11)
American League: Shane Bieber (Cleveland Indians), Kenta Maeda (Minnesota Twins), Hyun Jin Ryu (Toronto Blue Jays)
National League: Trevor Bauer (Cincinnati Reds), Yu Darvish (Chicago Cubs), Jacob deGrom (New York Mets)
Most Valuable Player (Nov. 12):
American League: José Abreu (Chicago White Sox), DJ LeMahieu (New York Yankes), José Ramírez (Cleveland Indians)
National League: Mookie Betts (Los Angeles Dodgers), Freddie Freeman (Atlanta Braves), Manny Machado (San Diego Padres)
Tune in to find out who will win.