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August 04, 2008
Which rookie player has impressed you the most?
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August 04, 2008

Si Players Mlb Poll

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Which rookie player has impressed you the most?

Geovany Soto, Cubs C 21%

Evan Longoria, Rays 3B 16%

Edinson Volquez, Reds P 16%

Jacoby Ellsbury, Red Sox OF 12%

Jay Bruce, Reds OF 10%

Volquez, who pitched in parts of the last three seasons with Texas, is not technically a rookie; his Reds teammate Johnny Cueto (7th, 3.5%) was the only other pitcher among the top 10 vote getters.... Soto's 17 homers and 58 RBIs through Sunday led NL rookies.... Longoria's 19 homers were the most among AL rookies.... Ellsbury's 35 stolen bases led the American League.

[Based on a survey of 449 MLB players] • For more on the poll, and to comment on it, go to