|SI Players Poll
[Based on a survey of 220 AL players and 229 NL players]
|Who will be "Rookie of the Year" |
in the American League this season?
Daisuke Matsuzaka, Red Sox P.....39%
Alex Gordon, Royals 3B.....37%
Delmon Young, Devil Rays OF.....21%
Matt Garza, Twins P.....1%
Adam Lind, Giants LF.....1%
Adam Miller, Indians P.....1%
Philip Hughes, Yankees P.....1%
|Who will be "Rookie of the Year"|
in the National League this season?
Kevin Kouzmanoff, Padres 3B.....26%
Troy Tulowitzki, Rockies SS.....21%
Chris B. Young, Dbacks OF.....12%
Josh Hamilton, Reds OF.....9%
James Loney, Dodgers 1B.....5%
Mike Pelfrey, Mets P.....4%
Chris Iannetta, Rockies C.....4%
FAST FACTS: Players could not vote for a teammate.... Blue Jays outfielder Adam Lind tied Garza for fourth in the AL; no one else drew more than one vote.... Dodgers first baseman-outfielder James Loney, currently in Triple A, was fifth in the NL.... Hamilton leads all rookies with five HRs.... Through Sunday, Gordon, Kouzmanoff, Tulowitzki and Chris B. Young were all hitting below .200.
Photographs: Steven Senne/AP; Denis Poroy/AP