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SB Nation Rookie of the Year Award: Kimbrel, Pineda Claim Top Honors; Vance Worley Finishes Fourth

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Braves closer Craig Kimbrel and Mariners starting pitcher Michael Pineda have been voted SBNation's 2011 Rookies of the Year in the National and American Leagues, after a poll of individual site bloggers throughout the network.  Vance Worley, the Phillies rookie starting pitcher, placed fourth in National League balloting.

Kimbrel posted a 2.10 ERA, saving 46 games and striking out 127 batters in 77 innings pitched.  Pineda, 22, finished with a 3.74 ERA and 173 strikeouts in 171 innings.

Your humble ballots from The Good Phight:

WholeCamels -

1. Craig Kimbrel; 2. Vance Worley; 3. Brandon Beachy

FuquaManuel -

1. Vance Worley; 2. Craig Kimbrel; 3. Brandon Beachy

Complete results after the jump...

SBNation National League Rookie of the Year

Num Name 1st 2nd 3rd Total
1 Craig Kimbrel 22 4 2 124
2 Danny Espinosa 4 6 8 46
3 Freddie Freeman 8 3 27
4 Vance Worley 1 5 3 23
5 Wilson Ramos 1 2 5 16
6 Brandon Beachy 1 4 7
7 Corey Luebke 1 3
8 Lucas Duda 1 3
9 Mark Melancon 1 1
10 Allen Craig 1 1
11 Kenley Jansen 1 1

 

 

SBNation American League Rookie of the Year

Num Name 1st 2nd 3rd Total
1 Michael Pineda 9 4 3 60
2 Jeremy Hellickson 4 5 4 39
3 Eric Hosmer 5 4 3 40
4 Dustin Ackley 1 5 3 23
5 Ivan Nova 5 5 20
6 Alexi Ogando 2 1 13
7 Mark Trumbo 1 3 8
8 Desmond Jennings 1 2 7
9 Brett Lawrie 1 1 6