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SB Nation Awards: 2011 MLB Rookies of the Year

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Every year SB Nation takes a poll of the various Major League Baseball network blogs to determine winners for Rookie of the Year, Cy Young, and Most Valuable Player. The official BBWAA awards come out next week, but we name our own winners this week, starting today with the Rookies.

The SB Nation 2011 National League Rookie of the Year is Atlanta Braves closer Craig Kimbrel.

The SB Nation 2011 American League Rookie of the Year is Seattle Mariners starter Michael Pineda.

My own ballot went 1-Kimbrel, 2-Freddie Freeman, 3-Vance Worley in the NL and 1-Jeremy Hellickson, 2-Ivan Nova, 3-Eric Hosmer in the AL.  In retrospect I should have put Pineda at 2, he had a better year than Nova.

You can see the voting charts below the fold.

Num Name 1st 2nd 3rd Total
1 Michael Pineda 9 4 3 60
2 Jeremy Hellickson 4 5 4 39
3 Eric Hosmer 5 4 3 40
4 Dustin Ackley 1 5 3 23
5 Ivan Nova 5 5 20
6 Alexi Ogando 2 1 13
7 Mark Trumbo 1 3 8
8 Desmond Jennings 1 2 7
9 Brett Lawrie 1 1 6
Num Name 1st 2nd 3rd Total
1 Craig Kimbrel 22 4 2 124
2 Danny Espinosa 4 6 8 46
3 Freddie Freeman 8 3 27
4 Vance Worley 1 5 3 23
5 Wilson Ramos 1 2 5 16
6 Brandon Beachy 1 4 7
7 Cory Luebke 1 3
8 Lucas Duda 1 3
9 Mark Melancon 1 1
10 Allen Craig 1 1
11 Kenley Jansen 1 1