Handing out midseason MLB Awards

Jul 1, 2013, 8:45 AM | Updated: 11:34 am

The Major League Baseball season crossed the halfway point over the weekend. We are going to celebrate by handing out the 2013 Major League Baseball midseason awards:


1. Miguel Cabrera, DET: .373, 25 HR, 82 RBI
2. Chris Davis, BAL: .332, 31 HR, 80 RBI
3. Manny Machado, BAL: .321, 6 HR, 22 RBI, 38 2B
4. Mike Trout, LAA: .315, 13 HR, 52 RBI, 20 SB


1. Paul Goldschmidt, ARI; .306, 19 HR, 37 RBI
2. Carlos Gomez, MIL: .315, 12 HR, 37 RBI, 16 SB
3. Carlos Gonzalez, COL: .296, 22 HR, 60 RBI
4. Andrew McCutchen, PIT: .292, 9 HR, 42 RBI, 16 SB

AL Cy Young

1. Hisashi Iwakuma, SEA: 7-3, 2.42 ERA
2. Chris Sale, CHW: 5-7, 2.79 ERA
3. Felix Hernandez, SEA: 8-4, 2.70 ERA
4. Yu Darvish, TEX: 8-3, 2.78 ERA

NL Cy Young

1. Matt Harvey, NYM: 7-1, 2.00 ERA
2. Clayton Kershaw, LAD: 6-5, 2.08 ERA
3. Adam Wainwright, STL: 11-5, 2.22 ERA
4. Cliff Lee, PHI: 9-2, 2.59 ERA

AL Rookie of the Year

1. Oswaldo Arcia, MIN: .284, 6 HR, 24 RBI
2. Jose Iglesias, BOS: .409, 1 HR, 9 RBI
3. Nick Franklin, SEA: .295, 4 HR, 15 RBI
4. David Lough, KC: .314, 2 HR, 14 RBI

NL Rookie of the Year

1. Shelby Miller, STL: 8-6, 2.79 ERA
2. Hyun-jin Ryu, LAD: 6-3, 2.83 ERA
3. Julio Teheran, ATL: 6-4, 3.12 ERA
4. Yasiel Puig, LAD: .436, 7 HR, 16 RBI

American League

C. Joe Mauer, MIN: .320, 8 HR, 26 RBI
1B. Chris Davis, BAL: .332, 31 HR, 80 RBI
2B. Dustin Pedroia, BOS: .322, 5 HR, 47 RBI
SS. J.J. Hardy, BAL: .266, 15 HR, 46 RBI
3B. Miguel Cabrera, DET: .373, 25 HR, 82 RBI
LF. Alex Gordon, KC: .285, 7 HR, 42 RBI
CF. Mike Trout, LAA: .315, 13 HR, 52 RBI, 20 SB
RF. Jose Bautista, TOR: .254, 19 HR, 49 RBI
DH. David Ortiz, BOS: .317, 16 HR, 57 RBI
SP. Hisashi Iwakuma, SEA: 7-3, 2.42 ERA
REL. Jesse Crain, CWS: 2-3, 0.74 ERA
CL. Joe Nathan, TEX: 1-0, 1.51 ERA, 27 SV

National League

C. Yadier Molina, STL: .345, 6 HR, 44 RBI, 26 2B
1B. Paul Goldschmidt, ARI: .306, 19 HR, 37 RBI
2B. Matt Carpenter, STL: .322, 7 HR, 32 RBI
SS. Jean Segura, MIL: .327, 11 HR, 32 RBI, 24 SB
3B. David Wright, NYM: .304, 12 HR, 41 RBI
LF. Carlos Gonzalez, COL: .296, 22 HR, 60 RBI
CF. Carlos Gomez, MIL: .315, 12 HR, 37 RBI, 16 SB
RF. Jay Bruce, CIN: .278, 18 HR, 56 RBI
SP. Matt Harvey, NYM: 7-1, 2.00 ERA
REL. Mark Melancon, PIT: 2-1, 0.89 ERA
CL. Jason Grilli, PIT: 0-1, 1.72 ERA, 27 SV

This also seems like a good time to revisit my preseason predictions (some good, some not so much):

AL East

Tampa Bay
New York Yankees

AL Central

Kansas City
Chicago White Sox

AL West

Los Angeles Angels

NL East

New York Mets

NL Central

St. Louis
Chicago Cubs

NL West

San Francisco
Los Angeles Dodgers
San Diego

American League

Wildcard 1: Texas
Wildcard 2: Kansas City

National League

Wildcard 1: Washington
Wildcard 2: Pittsburgh

Championship Series

Detroit vs. Tampa Bay
Cincinnati vs. Atlanta

World Series

Detroit over Cincinnati

AL MVP: Miguel Cabrera
AL Cy Young: Max Scherzer

NL MVP: Joey Votto
NL Cy Young: Cole Hamels

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