Here are Dugout Report’s predictions for the major 2011 MLB awards. Sure there are still three weeks left in the season, but why wait? The mainstream media doesn’t.
We can all check back here after things sort themselves out in a month or so and see how close this list is.
AL MVP: Curtis Granderson, New York Yankees
AL Cy Young: Justin Verlander, Detroit Tigers
AL Rookie of the Year: Jeremy Hellickson, Tampa Bay Rays
AL Comeback Player of the Year: Jacoby Ellsbury, Boston Red Sox
AL Manager of the Year: Jim Leyland, Detroit Tigers
NL MVP: Matt Kemp, Los Angeles Dodgers
NL Cy Young: Clayton Kershaw, Los Angeles Dodgers
NL Rookie of the Year: Freddie Freeman, Atlanta Braves
NL Comeback Player of the Year: Lance Berkman, St. Louis Cardinals
NL Manager of the Year: Fredi Gonzalez, Atlanta Braves