2013 BBWAA AWARDS FINALISTS ANNOUNCED
Winners Will Be Announced Live Exclusively on MLB Network November 11 – 14
BBWAA Awards Week to Feature Live Interviews With This Year’s Award Winners and Finalists
Secaucus, N.J., November 5, 2013 – The Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) tonight on MLB Network named the top three finalists in the American League and National League for the 2013 Rookie of the Year, Manager of the Year, Cy Young and Most Valuable Player Awards.
Starting on Monday, November 11 through Thursday, November 14, BBWAA Awards Week on MLB Network will feature the exclusive announcements of the winners of each award in the American League and National League by BBWAA secretary-treasurer Jack O’Connell. The complete list of finalists and the dates for each award announcement are listed below:
2013 BBWAA Awards Finalists – All Award Winners Will Be Announced Exclusively On MLB Network:
Monday, November 11, 6:00 p.m. ET:
AL Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year: Chris Archer, Jose Iglesias, Wil Myers
NL Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year: Jose Fernandez, Shelby Miller, Yasiel Puig
Tuesday, November 12, 6:00 p.m. ET:
AL Manager of the Year: John Farrell, Terry Francona, Bob Melvin
NL Manager of the Year: Fredi Gonzalez, Clint Hurdle, Don Mattingly
Wednesday, November 13, 6:00 p.m. ET:
AL Cy Young Award: Yu Darvish, Hisashi Iwakuma, Max Scherzer
NL Cy Young Award: Jose Fernandez, Clayton Kershaw, Adam Wainwright
Thursday, November 14, 6:00 p.m. ET:
AL Most Valuable Player: Miguel Cabrera, Chris Davis, Mike Trout
NL Most Valuable Player: Paul Goldschmidt, Andrew McCutchen, Yadier Molina
Hosted by MLB Network’s Greg Amsinger, BBWAA Awards Week will feature live interviews with this year’s award winners and finalists as well as BBWAA members, plus insight from MLB Network analysts Ron Darling, Al Leiter, Dan Plesac, Harold Reynolds, Bill Ripken and Tom Verducci. Each awards show will also include a segment analyzing the award finalists from a sabermetric perspective, hosted by Brian Kenny.
About the BBWAA:
Founded in 1908, the Baseball Writers’ Association of America was established to assist journalists covering Major League Baseball for daily newspapers. Its purpose is to ensure proper working conditions in press boxes and clubhouses, and to ensure its members have access to players and others in the game so members’ reporting can be accurate, fair and complete. Today there are more than 700 active members of the BBWAA working for newspapers, magazines and major web sites.