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:
||San Francisco Giants
|3||Jaime Garcia||St. Louis Cardinals
New York Mets
|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.