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Players Choice Awards announced tonight

Posted by: Chad Jennings - Posted in Misc on Nov 05, 2012 Print This Post Print This Post | Email This Post Email This Post

Last year, the Yankees had one of the Players Choice Award winners when Curtis Granderson was named the American League’s Outstanding Player.

This year, the Yankees don’t have a single nominee.

The 2012 Players Choice Awards will be announced on MLB Network tonight from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. ET. The Players Choice Awards have been presented every year since 1992. Most awards are fairly standard, with the only exception being the Marvin Miller Man of the Year award, given to the player who “inspires others to higher levels of achievement by his on-field performances and contributions to his community.”

These are this year’s Players Choice finalists.

AMERICAN LEAGUE
Outstanding Player: Adrian Beltre (Rangers), Miguel Cabrera (Tigers), Mike Trout (Angels)
Outstanding Pitcher: David Price (Rays), Chris Sale (White Sox), Jered Weaver (Angels)
Outstanding Rookie: Yoenis Cespedes (Athletics), Yu Darvish (Texas), Mike Trout (Angels)
Comeback Player: Adam Dunn (White Sox), Kendrys Morales (Angels), Alex Rios (White Sox)

NATIONAL LEAGUE
Outstanding Player: Ryan Braun (Brewers), Andrew McCutchen (Pirates), Buster Posey (Giants)
Outstanding Pitcher: Johnny Cueto (Reds), R.A. Dickey (Mets), Gio Gonzalez (Nationals)
Outstanding Rookie: Todd Frazier (Reds), Bryce Harper (Nationals), Wade Miley (Diamondbacks)
Comeback Player: Adam LaRoche (Nationals), Ryan Ludwick (Reds), Buster Posey (Giants)

EITHER LEAGUE
Player of Year: Miguel Cabrera (Tigers), Andrew McCutchen (Pirates), Mike Trout (Angels)
Marvin Miller Man of the Year: Chipper Jones (Braves), Paul Konerko (White Sox), Michael Young (Rangers)

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