MLB: Nominees for 2020 Best of Awards

Six days after the 2020 season of Major League Baseball (MLB), with Los Angeles Dodgers as World Series Champions, Major League Baseball handed out the award nominations for the year’s outstanding players and coaches.

To the surprise of many fans and specialized media, the batter Mike Trout does not appear among the candidates for the award at Most valuable Player, something that had not happened since 2015; and two pillars of the current monarchs were also left out, the MVP of the Finals, Corey Seager, and his coach Dave Roberts.

18 players from 15 different teams, added to six managers, were chosen by the MLB for voting by fans, players, and franchise executives. whose winners will be known between Monday 9 and Thursday 12 November.

Candidates for the 2020 Best of MLB awards

Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year Award:

Cristian Javier (Houston Astros)
Kyle Lewis (Seattle Mariners)
Luis Robert (Chicago White Sox)

Alec Bohm (Philadelphia Phillies)
Jake Cronenworth (San Diego Padres)
Devin Williams (Milwaukee Brewers)

Manager of the Year:

Kevin Cash (Tampa Bay Rays)
Charlie Montoyo (Toronto Blue Jays)
Rick Rentería (Chicago White Sox)

Don Mattingly (Miami Marlins)
David Ross (Chicago Cubs)
Jayce Tingler (San Diego Padres)

Cy Young Award for Best Pitcher of the Year:

Shane Bieber (Cleveland Indians)
Kenta Maeda (Minnesota Twins)
Hyun-Jin Ryu (Toronto Blue Jays)

Trevor Bauer (Cincinnati Reds)
Yu Darvish (Chicago Cubs)
Jacob DeGrom (New York Mets)

Most Valuable Player of the 2020 season:

Mookie Betts (Los Angeles Dodgers)
Freddie Freeman (Atlanta Braves)
Manny Machado (San Diego Padres)

José Abreu (Chicago White Sox)
DJ LeMahieu (New York Yankees)
José Ramírez (Cleveland Indians)