Just a quick announcement on the NL and AL Rookie of the Year award winners.
The AL ballot was a pretty tight race between Royals stud Eric Hosmer and the Rays’s Jeremy Hellickson, but Hosmer eventually pulled away winning in a 67-60 voting process. You can read the full AL results by visiting Call To The Pen.
As for our National League, it wasn’t even a contest. Atlanta Braves closer Craig Kimbrel ran away with the award over Freddie Freeman, the second place winner and teammate of Kimbrel. You can read those full results also on Call To The Pen.