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BBWAA Awards 2023: Full Record of Finalists Introduced and Response

Doric Sam November 7, 2023 Kevin D. Liles/Atlanta Braves/Getty Images The 2023 MLB campaign officially came to an end last week when the Texas Rangers were crowned World Series champions, and now it’s time to turn the page to awards season. The Baseball Writers’ Association of America revealed the finalists for its year-end awards on

BBWAA Awards 2023: Full Record of Finalists Introduced and Response

Doric SamNovember 7, 2023

PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA - OCTOBER 11:  Ronald Acuna Jr. #13 of the Atlanta Braves in the dugout before Game Three of the Division Series against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park on October 11, 2023 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Kevin D. Liles/Atlanta Braves/Getty Images)

Kevin D. Liles/Atlanta Braves/Getty Pictures

The 2023 MLB marketing campaign formally got here to an finish final week when the Texas Rangers had been topped World Collection champions, and now it is time to flip the web page to awards season.

The Baseball Writers’ Affiliation of America revealed the finalists for its year-end awards on Monday.

American League Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Yr

  • Tanner Bibee, Cleveland Guardians 
  • Triston Casas, Boston Pink Sox
  • Gunnar Henderson, Baltimore Orioles

Nationwide League Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Yr

  • Corbin Carroll, Arizona Diamondbacks 
  • James Outman, Los Angeles Dodgers 
  • Kodai Senga, New York Mets

American League Supervisor of the Yr

  • Bruce Bochy, Texas Rangers 
  • Kevin Money, Tampa Bay Rays 
  • Brandon Hyde, Baltimore Orioles

Nationwide League Supervisor of the Yr

  • Craig Counsell, Milwaukee Brewers 
  • Skip Schumaker, Miami Marlins 
  • Brian Snitker, Atlanta Braves

American League Cy Younger

  • Gerrit Cole, New York Yankees 
  • Kevin Gausman, Toronto Blue Jays 
  • Sonny Grey, Minnesota Twins

Nationwide League Cy Younger

  • Zac Gallen, Arizona Diamondbacks 
  • Blake Snell, San Diego Padres 
  • Logan Webb, San Francisco Giants

American League MVP

  • Shohei Ohtani, Los Angeles Angels 
  • Corey Seager, Texas Rangers 
  • Marcus Semien, Texas Rangers

Nationwide League MVP

  • Ronald Acuna Jr., Atlanta Braves 
  • Mookie Betts, Los Angeles Dodgers 
  • Freddie Freeman, Los Angeles Dodgers

The world-champion Rangers had been well-represented, with Bruce Bochy within the operating for Supervisor of the Yr and Corey Seager and Marcus Semien vying for AL MVP.

kennedi landry @kennlandry

– Bruce Bochy named a finalist for AL Supervisor of the Yr (Kevin Money, Brandon Hyde)

– Corey Seager and Marcus Semien each finalists for AL MVP (Shohei Ohtani)

– Josh Jung NOT a finalist for AL Rookie of the Yr (Tanner Bibee, Triston Casas, Gunnar Henderson)

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Curiously sufficient, each MVP races function a pair of teammates: Texas’ Seager and Semien and the Los Angeles Dodgers’ Mookie Betts and Freddie Freeman. Nevertheless, they’ll all face stiff competitors from the opposite finalist of their respective leagues.

Atlanta Braves star Ronald Acuna Jr. established himself as the favourite for NL MVP with a historic 2023 marketing campaign. He turned the primary participant ever to document over 40 house runs and 60 stolen bases in a single season. He led the majors with 73 steals, 217 hits, 149 runs scored and 383 complete bases whereas additionally rating second with a .337 batting common, fifth with 41 house runs and tied for eighth with 106 RBI. It will be a large shock if he would not take house the trophy.

Justin Toscano @JustinCToscano

You may be shocked to listen to that Ronald Acuña Jr. is a finalist for NL MVP.

You may really be shocked – no sarcasm – to know Matt Olson will not be a finalist.

Los Angeles Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani’s 2022 season was minimize brief by Tommy John surgical procedure, however he nonetheless loved an extremely spectacular season with a .304 batting common, 44 house runs and 95 RBI on the plate and a 10-5 document, a 3.14 ERA and 167 strikeouts on the mound. It is his third straight season as an MVP finalist, and the 2021 winner may add one other trophy to his case.

The Cy Younger Award races have two clear entrance runners in New York Yankees star Gerrit Cole and San Diego Padres ace Blake Snell. Cole was dominant from begin to end with a 15-4 document and an AL-best 2.63 ERA with 222 strikeouts. This might be the 12 months the two-time AL Cy Younger runner-up lastly takes house the {hardware}.

Snell, who wasn’t chosen to the All-Star Sport this 12 months, led the majors with a 2.25 ERA and ranked second with 234 strikeouts whereas posting a 14-9 document. He might be on his option to his second Cy Younger Award after successful in 2018 when he was a member of the Tampa Bay Rays. Surprisingly, he will not be challenged by Braves starter Spencer Strider, who led the majors with 20 wins and 281 strikeouts.

Brandon Wile @Brandon_N_Wile

Spencer Strider someway is not an NL Cy Younger finalist

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He struck out 44 batters greater than another pitcher

Completed 1st in NL in xERA and FIP, 2nd in fWAR, 4th in WHIP and opponent common

twelfth in ERA was possible the deciding issue, however he was essentially the most dominant SP

The BBWA will start revealing the winners on Nov. 13, beginning with the Rookie of the Yr awards. Managers of the Yr can be introduced on Nov. 14, adopted by the Cy Younger and MVP reveals on Nov. 15 and 16.

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