Rookie of the Year
Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom, Cincinnati outfielder Billy Hamilton and St. Louis second baseman Kolten Wong are competing for NL Rookie of the Year.
If the writers anoint deGrom, the front office does the right thing and history holds steady, the Mets’ eight-year playoff drought might end.
Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom has been named the Sporting News’ National League Rookie of the Year. The award was voted on by NL players.
It’s not so far-fetched anymore. Mets starter Jacob deGrom is making a strong case for Rookie of the Year honors.
Let’s look at the national pastime through the lens of entertainment, which is what baseball really should be about, anyway. Without further ado, I present to you my list of the greatest baseball moves of all-time.
Kyrie Irving of the Cleveland Cavaliers was named the 2012 Rookie of the Year, beating out another point guard Ricky Rubio of the Minnesota Timberwolves. The ascent has been rapid for the 19-year-old former New Jersey high school player from St. Patrick’s who last year, due to an injury, played just 11 games as a freshman at Duke.
On Thursday afternoon, #MetsAreBetterThan was trending nationwide, and it elicited a wide range of comments. Here were some of the responses.
Yankees fans want Ivan Nova to keep piling up victories for the Yankees — and for himself. The rookie right-hander looks to continue his impressive run of success Friday night when the Bombers host the Blue Jays.