The Chicago center fielder flashed the leather in the outfield, and gave just a tease of his potentially dominant skill at the dish. (Getty Images) Bieber won the MLB pitching Triple Crown as the first pitcher to lead the Majors in wins, ERA and strikeouts since Johan Santana for the Twins in 2006. Besides the winners, other players who received votes are listed in order of how many they received. José Ramírez, Cleveland: Cleveland really needed Ramírez to produce, and produce he did: winning the AL Silver Slugger for third base, Ramírez hit 17 home runs in 58 games and was a key cog to the Tribe offense. The first unanimous choice in the AL since '11, the Indians' Shane Bieber dominated in 2020, setting an... Silver Slugger Awards. The award is annually given to the top offensive player at … Yu Darvish, Cubs: After 1 1/2 lackluster seasons with the Cubs, Darvish's turnaround really started in the second half of 2019 and continued into 2020: with a 2.01 ERA over 76 innings, Darvish's 6.64 strikeout-to-walk rate is the best mark of his career. José Abreu, White Sox: Abreu made good on accepting the qualifying offer in 2019: He paced the majors in RBIs (60) and total bases (148) and led the AL in hits (76) and slugging (.617). Over 12 starts, he led the majors in ERA (1.63), strikeouts (122), ERA+ (281), FIP (2.07) and K/9 (14.2). AMERICAN LEAGUE. He also earned his keep offensively, hitting .285 with four home runs over a 54-game debut season. and N.H.L., too. Rick Renteria, White Sox: The White Sox finished 35-25 in the AL Central and started to show signs of more than just the potential of the young core in 2020. Major League Baseball announced the 2020 winners of their annual Silver Slugger Awards Thursday night, honoring the top hitters at each position in each league. For Pitcher of the Year, Bieber received all 17 first-place votes to win the award over the Reds' Trevor Bauer and the Cubs' Yu Darvish. Luis Robert, White Sox: The man known as LuBob also mashed 11 home runs in a much-anticipated debut for the ChiSox in 2020. This article was originally published on Sept. 28. ET. He's the first Indians pitcher to win the American League Triple Crown since Hall of Famer Bob Feller in 1940. National League MVP. Monday, Nov. 9: Rookies of the Year. Fantasy Baseball: Handing out awards for 2020, including most valuable pitcher and hitter ... Clearly, not all of these awards are designated for the best of the best players. Betts hit .292 with 16 home runs in just 55 games this year, his first with Dodgers. ... N.B.A. Shane Bieber, Cleveland: Bieber has a lot of bold and … For now, with the caveat in mind that someone can change things with a big final weekend, here are the choices for baseball’s 2020 awards. Bieber went 8-1 in his 12 starts for the Tribe this season with a 1.63 ERA and 122 strikeouts, becoming the fastest starting pitcher in the modern era to reach 100 strikeouts in a season. Still, baseball got some semblance of normalcy in this year, eventually crossing home plate with a few hiccups along the way. Nov 11, 2020 at 5:31 pm ET8 min read The abbreviated 2020 MLB season is complete and the Los Angeles Dodgers are World Series champions. Williams struck out over half the batters he faced in his 22 appearances. Getty Images Both were on display in 2020: while Bohm hit just four home runs over 44 games this year, he hit .338 with 11 doubles, too. Freeman finished ahead of the White Sox José Abreu for Player of the Year, receiving eight of the 17 first-place votes. Indians ace Shane Bieber was unanimously selected as MLB Pitcher of the Year, and the Brewers' Devin Williams was voted MLB Relief Pitcher of the Year. Major League Baseball's best defenders for the 2020 regular season were rewarded Tuesday with the announcement of the Rawlings Gold Glove winners. Devin Williams, Brewers: Williams was absolutely filthy out of the Brewers bullpen, allowing a single earned run over 27 innings pitched out of the 'pen. Mountain Brook's Edward Berry was named Class 7A Player of the Year, while head coach Lee Gann was named 7A Coach of the Year, and assistant coach Pete Giangrosso was named Assistant Coach of the Year. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the season was reduced to just 60 games.The full 162-game regular season was originally scheduled to begin on March 26. https://images.daznservices.com/di/library/sporting_news/26/7a/trevor-bauer-getty-032620-ftr_1qjiezufi2fks1jt7uem070p28.jpg?t=-464739856&w=500&quality=80. It was an utterly, comically dominant year for Bieber. Gold Glove Awards. Each league’s Manager of the Year Awards will be up next on Tuesday, Nov. 10, followed by the much-anticipated Cy Young Award (Nov. 11) and Most Valuable Player Award (Nov. 12) announcements. The 2020 award winners are Kyle Lewis of the Seattle Mariners in the American League and Devin Williams of the Milwaukee Brewers in the National League. Freddie Freeman, Braves: Could this be the year Freeman finally breaks through and wins that elusive first MVP? Jacob deGrom, Mets: DeGrom was angling for his third straight Cy Young award, but three starts to end his season took him out of the running. Bauer set himself up for a nice offseason, in which he'll be a free agent coming off the best season of his career. That single run came on a home run on July 27 — his second appearance of the 2020 season. Wednesday, Nov. 11: Cy Young. NL Cy Young. He posted a respectable 3.48 ERA and 0.994 WHIP over 12 appearances (10 starts). Charlie Montoyo, Blue Jays: Montoyo and the Blue Jays ate 95 losses in 2019, but bounced back in 2020 with a 32-28 record, their first over-.500 record since 2016. MLB Awards Cy Young Awards. Manager of the Year Main article: Major League Baseball Manager of the Year Award (UPDATE: Yes, it was.) Tuesday, Nov. 10: Managers of the Year. Follow him on Twitter at @_dadler. The winners of the BBWAA’s 2019 awards, as well as those honored by the New York chapter for local awards, were celebrated on Jan. 25, 2020 in New York. Alec Bohm, Phillies: Bohm was long heralded for two things: his big-time offense and his showtime hair. However, the team racked up awards for the season at the recent Alabama Baseball Coaches Awards ceremony. Braves star Freddie Freeman was named the Baseball Digest/eBay MLB Player of the Year for 2020 on Monday. … He also played above-average defense at third base, and was already awarded the Silver Slugger for his efforts. Kenta Maeda, Twins: Maeda was just what the doctor ordered for Minnesota, pitching to a 2.70 ERA over 11 starts in his debut season with the Twins. Baseball Awards. Fernando Tatis Jr. and Marcell Ozuna each received one vote. Shane Bieber, Cleveland: Bieber has a lot of bold and italics on his Baseball Reference page for 2020. 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Earlier this month, the Baseball Writers' Association of America announced the three finalists in each league for its 2020 awards. The Baseball Digest awards are voted. Here's what you need to know about MLB's major awards, as voted on by members of the Baseball Writers' Association of America: MORE: SN's MLB awards for 2020, as voted on by players, (Getty Images) David Adler is a reporter for MLB.com based in New York. Along with playing traditionally stellar defense, Betts amassed 3.4 bWAR/3.0 fWAR this year. Three teams – the Atlanta Braves, the Chicago White Sox, and the San Diego Padres – saw multiple players win awards. Over his last three: eight in just 14 innings. Cristian Javier, Astros: Javier, 23, filled in nicely in Houston's pitching staff, filling the void left by Justin Verlander. He didn't allow an earned run the rest of the season. Slashing .341/.462/.640 in 60 games, Freeman was the life of the Braves' offense all season. The BBWAA will begin announcing award winners the second week in November. FAGAN: Time to stop saying Freeman is underrated. Hyun-jin Ryu, Blue Jays: Another former Dodger to make a major impact for his new club, Ryu allowed 20 runs through 67 innings pitched for the Blue Jays, in a tough AL East. He was second to only Luke Voit in home runs (19). 2019 MLB Play of the Week 2019 - 2019: Abby Greer Award (Team Award: Colorado Rockies) 2004 - 2019: All-Star Game Most Valuable Player Award 1962 - 2020 However, the pandemic caused Major League Baseball (MLB) to announce on March 12 that the remainder of spring training was canceled and that the start of the … The winners will be named tonight on ESPN at 8 p.m. The top contenders for baseball’s annual awards include two 30-somethings who could take home the Most Valuable Player Awards. Nolan Arenado and Alex Gordon each won their eighth Gold Glove Awards as recipients of MLB's premier defensive honor were announced Tuesday night. Braves star Freddie Freeman was named the Baseball Digest/eBay MLB Player of the Year for 2020 on Monday. https://images.daznservices.com/di/library/sporting_news/e0/28/2-don-mattingly-050316-getty-ftrjpg_oat1ik8e3n6b1f169ygrnd0jo.jpg?t=2101187188&w=500&quality=80. MLB Awards - 2020 Award: Select One MVP Cy Young Rookie of the Year Manager of the Year Gold Glove Silver Slugger ALCS MVP NLCS MVP World Series MVP Hank Aaron Award Roberto Clemente Award … Below are the finalists -- three at each position in each league (except for second base in the American League) -- for the 2020 Gold Glove Awards revealed by Rawlings. Here are the results -- our predicted winners for the 2020 MLB awards. In 2020, though, fans are going to have to deal with the fact that the small sample size is all we got (thanks a lot, coronavirus). Williams received 12 of the 17 first-place votes for Reliever of the Year, while A's closer Liam Hendriks, the runner-up, received four. In contrast to the AL Cy Young Award race, the one in the NL was one in which no obvious winner emerged in 2020. Eight of the twenty honorees were first-time winners. The Marlins finished second in the NL East, behind the Braves. The 2020 Baseball Writers’ Association of America Award announcements begin Monday, Nov. 9, with the Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year Awards for the American and National Leagues. Freeman batted .341 with 13 home runs, 53 RBIs and an 1.102 OPS for the National League East champions this season. Ranking the 81 best players in the 2020 … "Ricky's boys" were bounced in the AL Wild Card series, and so was Ricky himself — Renteria was fired and replaced with Tony La Russa in October. Check out this database of MVPs, Cy Young winners, Rookies of the Year, Gold Glovers, and more all on ESPN.com's MLB Awards page. The Baseball Digest awards are voted on by a 17-member panel of writers, broadcasters, former players, managers and executives. Major League Baseball announced the winners of the 2020 Silver Slugger Awards on Thursday night. https://images.daznservices.com/di/library/sporting_news/83/2f/mookie-betts-102020-getty-ftr_1jsj5sr5qe3em1m725a6jkli5m.png?t=1232689357&w=500&quality=80. Freeman also finished second in the NL batting race and was second in the league in RBIs, OPS, on-base percentage (.462) and slugging percentage (.640), as well as third in both hits (73) and walks (45). The team's 40-20 record was best in the American League. PITCHER Griffin Canning, Angels Kenta Maeda, Twins Zach Plesac, Indians With the conclusion of the regular season, it is time for baseball writers to cast their votes for the best pitcher in each major league through the Cy Young award. Alex Colomé of the White Sox also got one first-place vote. He led the Major Leagues with 51 runs scored, 23 doubles and 37 extra-base hits. His 0.750 WHIP was also best in the majors. Indians ace Shane Bieber was unanimously selected as MLB Pitcher of the Year, and the Brewers' Devin Williams was voted MLB Relief Pitcher of the Year. MLB postseason awards schedule 2020 including Gold Glove, Cy Young and more Updated Oct 29, 2020; Posted Oct 29, 2020 Cleveland Indians pitcher Shane … Mookie Betts, Dodgers: Imagine trading a perennial MVP candidate. Abreu received four first-place votes, while Mookie Betts received three votes. Even now, with the dust more or less cleared, there really is no "right" pick. Winner: Shane Bieber, Cleveland. Baseball, more than any other sport, lends itself to length: the small sample size isn't necessarily indicative of how good a manager, team or player is. David Ross, Cubs: "Grandpa Rossy" led the Cubs to their first NL Central title since 2017 and helped restore a little bit of hope for a Cubs squad that looked like it was on the downswing since their 2016 World Series victory. Advertisement. Manny Machado, Padres: After a tough first year with the Padres, Machado bounced back in a big way in a shortened season, hitting .304 with 16 home runs across 60 games. Braves star Freddie Freeman was named the Baseball Digest/eBay MLB Player of the Year for 2020 on Monday. I don’t have an official vote this year, so I don’t have to split the hairs required of the … Jayce Tingler, Padres: Eyebrows were raised when the Padres hired Tingler, but the neophyte manager made good on the hire, helping the Padres along to their first postseason appearance since 2006 and a 37-23 record (second in the NL West). Indians ace Shane Bieber was unanimously selected as MLB Pitcher of the Year, and the Brewers' Devin Williams was voted MLB Relief Pitcher of the Year. The winners of those awards -- … Williams' devastating changeup made him the most dominant reliever in the Majors all season. It will continue through 2020… Baseball Awards, Past & Present, Given to Major League Players. Jake Cronenworth, Padres: Cronenworth, 26, played all over the Padres infield in 2020, becoming a versatile piece of the Dads' lineup. AL Cy Young. The 26-year-old right-hander had a breakout campaign for Milwaukee, finishing with a 0.33 ERA and 53 strikeouts, both tops among relievers. There's just enough there to hand out awards, as is custom. Through his first nine starts, deGrom allowed 10 earned runs in 54 innings. Thursday, Nov. 12: MVPs. AL MVP: Mike Trout, Angels • All-time Gold Glove winners. The Baseball Digest awards are voted on by a 17-member panel of writers, broadcasters, former players, managers and executives. It's even more impressive when you put into context that the Jays played at their Triple-A affiliate's stadium in 2020 because of Canada's coronavirus policies. Traditionally this has gone to a starting pitcher who has pitched a “qualifying” number of innings (this year: 60). Jerry Seinfeld was one of the presenters, introducing National League Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year Pete Alonso. Trevor Bauer, Reds: Bauer's 1.73 ERA was best in the NL, as was his 0.795 WHIP. Sports Spartans Baseball Team Racks Up Statewide Awards Although the season was halted due to the coronavirus pandemic, Mountain Brook's baseball team captured several awards for the 2020 … Baseball Award Name (Baseball Award Notes) First Year Awarded - Last Year Award. Don Mattingly, Marlins: Mattingly guided the Marlins to their first winning season since 2009, and helped navigate a potentially disastrous situation with the Marlins suffering MLB's first major coronavirus breakout. Kyle Lewis, Mariners: While Lewis made his major-league debut in 2019, his rookie season in 2020 showed seemingly limitless potential: Lewis hit .262 with 11 home runs in 58 games this season, tying the lead among league rookies. 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