Monday, November 5, 2012

IBWAA SELECTS KIMBREL, RODNEY IN RELIEF PITCHER VOTE


IBWAA SELECTS KIMBREL, RODNEY IN RELIEF PITCHER VOTE
 
Los Angeles – The Internet Baseball Writers Association of America (IBWAA) announced the winners in the relief pitcher category Friday, with Atlanta Braves Craig Kimbrel receiving the organization’s own National League Hoyt Wilhelm Relief Pitcher of the Year Award, and Fernando Rodney, of the Tampa Bay Rays, being selected as the American League Rollie Fingers Relief Pitcher of the Year.
 
The IBWAA established the relief pitcher awards in 2010. Kimbrel was also the 2011 winner.
 
Election results are as follows:
 
AL Relief Pitcher
 
1st Place:                  Fernando Rodney, Tampa Bay Rays
2
nd
Place:                 Jim Johnson, Baltimore Orioles
3
rd Place:                  Rafael Soriano, New York Yankees
 
NL Relief Pitcher
 
1st Place:                  Craig Kimbrel, Atlanta Braves
2nd Place:                Aroldis Chapman, Cincinnati Reds
3
rd Place:                  Jason Motte, St. Louis Cardinals
 
2012 IBWAA Cy Young awards will be announced Saturday, November 3, 2012, MVPs Monday, November 5, 2012.
 
The IBWAA was established July 4, 2009 by Howard Cole, editor of BaseballSavvy.com, to organize and promote the growing online baseball media, and to serve as a digital alternative to the BBWAA.

Among others, IBWAA members include Barry Bloom, MLB.com; Tim Brown, Yahoo Sports; Fred Claire, former General Manager, Los Angeles Dodgers; Joe McDonnell, FoxSportsWest.com; Ramona Shelburne, ESPNLA.com; Tom Hoffarth, J.P. Hoornstra and Jill Painter, Los Angeles Daily News; Kevin Baxter, Los Angeles Times; and prominent baseball authors Paul Dickson, Peter Golenbock, Josh Pahigian and Dan Schlossberg.
 
Association membership is open to any and all Internet baseball writers, with a yearly fee of $10, or $20 lifetime. Discounts for groups and scholarships are available.

For more information please go to
www.ibwaa.com.

Contact:
 
Howard Cole
Director, IBWAA
baseballsavvy@aol.com

IBWAA SELECTS PRICE, DICKEY IN CY YOUNG VOTE


IBWAA SELECTS PRICE, DICKEY IN CY YOUNG VOTE
 
Los Angeles – The Internet Baseball Writers Association of America (IBWAA) announced its 2012 Cy Young Awards Saturday, electing Tampa Bay Rays David Price in the American League, and R.A. Dickey, of the New York Mets, in the National League.
 
Election results are as follows:
 
AL Cy
 
1st Place:                     David Price, Tampa Bay Rays
2nd Place:                    Justin Verlander, Detroit Tigers
3rd Place:                     Jered Weaver, Los Angeles of Anaheim
4th Place:                     Felix Hernandez, Seattle Mariners
5th Place:                     Chris Sale, Chicago White Sox
 
NL Cy
 
1st Place:                     R.A. Dickey, New York Mets
2nd Place:                    Gio Gonzalez, Washington Nationals
3rd Place:                     Clayton Kershaw, Los Angeles Dodgers
4th Place:                     Johnny Cueto, Cincinnati Reds
5th Place:                     Matt Cain, San Francisco Giants
 
2012 IBWAA MVP awards will be announced Monday, November 5, 2012.
 
The IBWAA was established July 4, 2009 by Howard Cole, editor of BaseballSavvy.com, to organize and promote the growing online baseball media, and to serve as a digital alternative to the BBWAA.

Among others, IBWAA members include Barry Bloom, MLB.com; Tim Brown, Yahoo Sports; Fred Claire, former General Manager, Los Angeles Dodgers; J
oe McDonnell, FoxSportsWest.com; Ramona Shelburne, ESPNLA.com; Tom Hoffarth, J.P. Hoornstra and Jill Painter, Los Angeles Daily News; Kevin Baxter, Los Angeles Times; and prominent baseball authors Paul Dickson, Peter Golenbock, Josh Pahigian and Dan Schlossberg.
 
Association membership is open to any and all Internet baseball writers, with a yearly fee of $10, or $20 lifetime. Discounts for groups and scholarships are available.

For more information please go to
www.ibwaa.com.

Contact:
 
Howard Cole
Director, IBWAA
baseballsavvy@aol.com

IBWAA SELECTS POSEY, CABRERA IN MVP VOTE


IBWAA SELECTS POSEY, CABRERA IN MVP VOTE
 
Los Angeles – The Internet Baseball Writers Association of America (IBWAA) announced its 2012 Most Valuable Player Awards Monday, electing Buster Posey in the National League and Miguel Cabrera in the American League.
 
Election results are as follows:
 
AL MVP
 
1st Place:                     Miguel Cabrera, Detroit Tigers
2nd Place:                    Mike Trout, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
3rd Place:                     Adrian Beltre, Texas Rangers
4th Place:                     Josh Hamilton, Texas Rangers
5th Place:                     Robinson Cano, New York Yankees
6th Place:                     Adam Jones, Baltimore Orioles
7th Place:                     Prince Fielder, Detroit Tigers
8th Place:                     Justin Verlander, Detroit Tigers
9th Place:                     Edwin Encarnaci√≥n, Toronto Blue Jays
10th Place:                   Derek Jeter, New York Yankees
 
NL MVP
 
1st Place:                     Buster Posey, San Francisco Giants
2nd Place:                    Ryan Braun, Milwaukee Brewers
3rd Place:                     Andrew McCutchen, Pittsburgh Pirates
4th Place:                     Yadier Molina, St. Louis Cardinals
5th Place:                     Chase Headley, San Diego Padres
6th Place:                     David Wright, New York Mets
7th Place:                     Adam LaRoche, Washington Nationals
8th Place:                     Jay Bruce, Cincinnati Reds
9th Place:                     Joey Votto, Cincinnati Reds
10th Place:                   Matt Holliday, St. Louis Cardinals
 
The IBWAA will announce its Hall of Fame election results January 7, 2013.
 
The IBWAA was established July 4, 2009 by Howard Cole, editor of BaseballSavvy.com, to organize and promote the growing online baseball media, and to serve as a digital alternative to the BBWAA.

Among others, IBWAA members include Barry Bloom, MLB.com; Tim Brown, Yahoo Sports; Fred Claire, former General Manager, Los Angeles Dodgers; Joe McDonnell, FoxSportsWest.com; Ramona Shelburne, ESPNLA.com; Tom Hoffarth, J.P. Hoornstra and Jill Painter, Los Angeles Daily News; Kevin Baxter, Los Angeles Times; and prominent baseball authors Paul Dickson, Peter Golenbock, Josh Pahigian and Dan Schlossberg.
 
Association membership is open to any and all Internet baseball writers, with a yearly fee of $10, or $20 lifetime. Discounts for groups and scholarships are available.

For more information please go to
www.ibwaa.com.

Contact:
 
Howard Cole
Director, IBWAA
baseballsavvy@aol.com