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October 11, 2004
On senior writer Tom Verducci's ballot, Barry Bonds will win his seventh MVP and Roger Clemens his seventh Cy Young
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October 11, 2004

Si's Award Picks

On senior writer Tom Verducci's ballot, Barry Bonds will win his seventh MVP and Roger Clemens his seventh Cy Young

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1. Jason Bay, LF, Pirates

2. Khalil Greene, SS, Padres

3. Akinori Otsuka, RP, Padres

Bay, who led all rookies in homers (26), RBIs (82) and slugging percentage (.550) even though he missed five weeks because of shoulder surgery, should be the first Pirates player to win the award (established in 1947).

AL MANAGER OF THE YEAR

1. Buck Showalter, Rangers

2. Ron Gardenhire, Twins

3. Mike Scioscia, Angels

No team that burns through 30 pitchers, including 17 tried as starters, has any business hanging in a pennant race until Game 158. But Showalter deftly handled the ever-changing staff and made sure his club played hard every night.

NL MANAGER OF THE YEAR

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