Kris Bryant, Carlos Correa Win NL/AL Rookie of the Year Awards
The BBWAA votes are in and Kris Bryant and Carlos Correa are the NL and AL Rookie of the Year Award winner, respectively.
Rookies of the Year: Kris Bryant and Carlos Correa. Full details, and all ballots, at https://t.co/Qy37AW9GIJ
— BBWAA (@officialBBWAA) November 16, 2015
NL Rookie of the Year: Kris Bryant
Kris Bryant won substantially with a unanimous 30 first place votes. Matt Duffy of the Giants came in second, and Jung Ho Kang of the Pirates in third.
In 2015 Kris Bryant hit .275 with 26 home runs and 99 RBI’s. He did, however, have 199 strike outs.
AL Rookie of the Year: Carlos Correa
The AL Vote was much closer with Carlos Correa of the Houston Astros capturing 17 first place votes. He was followed closely by Francisco Lindor of the Cleveland Indians who had 13 first place votes.
Carlos Correa his .279 with 22 home runs in only 99 games in 2015. His performance had a big impact on the Astros playoff run.
Both Correa and Bryant and part of a pool of young stars that will be fun to watch for years to come.