After carefully weighting the candidates and considering all possible option, the results of the first Getting Blanked awards are in! Weighting the votes of Getting Blanked contributors Sam Miller, Travis Reitsma, Bill Baer, The Common Man, Bill TPA and Dave Kaufman with invaluable contributions from you, the readers and ne’er-do-wells associated with this fine web establishment.
Watch Parkes, Stoeten and myself break down the Cy Young, MVP, Rookie of the Year, and Manager awards in both leagues with a surprisingly minimal amount of snark. For us, at least. Hit the jump for a full list of winners if you must. The real winner is you after watching that quasi-television gold.
Also, more highlights from yesterday’s season wrap-up! Our playoff previews and overrated/underrated players of the year. Onwards and upwards to Meaningful Baseball!
- AL Manager of the Year – Joe Maddon
- NL Manager of the Year – Kirk Gibson
- AL Rookie of the Year – Michael Pineda
- NL Rookie of the Year – Craig Kimbrel
- AL Cy Young – Justin Verlander
- NL Cy Young – Roy Halladay
- AL MVP – Jose Bautista
- NL MVP – Matt Kemp