SB Nation NL Rookie Of The Year Award Goes To Jason Heyward

Jason Heyward of the Atlanta Braves narrowly edged Buster Posey of the San Francisco Giants to win the SB Nation Rookie of the Year Award. The top two were in the opposite order of the BBWAA award announced today. Heyward is the second straight Brave to win the SB Nation NL Rookie of the Year Award, joining Tommy Hanson last season. Here are the results:

Rk Player Team 1st 2nd 3rd Pts
1 Jason Heyward
Atlanta Braves 20 11 - 133
2 Buster Posey
San Francisco Giants
12 18 2 116
3 Jaime Garcia St. Louis Cardinals
- 1 12 15
4 Starlin Castro
Chicago Cubs - 1 3 6
5 Mike Stanton
Florida Marlins - - 6 6
6 Gaby Sanchez
Florida Marlins - 1 2 5
7 Ike Davis
New York Mets
- - 4 4
8 Daniel Hudson
Arizona Diamondbacks
- - 1 1
9 Chris Johnson Houston Astros
- - 1 1
10 Jhoulys Chacin Colorado Rockies - - 1 1

 

Each team blog per league got two votes, for a total of 32 ballots. Just like the BBWAA voting, points are awarded on a 5-3-1 basis.

Here are the ballots that Phil Gurnee & I submitted:

  • Phil: Posey, Heyward, Stanton
  • Eric:  Heyward, Posey, Stanton

Austin Jackson of the Detroit Tigers narrowly edged Neftali Feliz for the SB Nation AL Rookie of the Year, also with the top two in reverse order of the BBWAA award.

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