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PTST Roundtable: 2021 MLB Awards

With the 2021 MLB season over, our staff came together to share their picks for the annual end-of-year awards.

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Boston Red Sox: Garrett Whitlock Continues to Shine

The Boston Red Sox depth has been tested over the last two weeks. Due to a COVID outbreak and injuries, Boston has been without some of its top bullpen arms. In that span, Garrett Whitlock has continued to come in clutch for the Red Sox.

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MLB Midseason Awards

The All-Star Game isn’t exactly the halfway point in the season (most teams have played close to 90 games at this point) but it’s a logical stopping point to access which players are dominating. I did this exercise at the quarter-point in the season, it’s interesting to see how things have changed (or not) since then. As the season goes on, we’ll do this again at the three quarters through the year and then at the end of the season. A Rookie of the Year category has been added for this checkpoint and will be included in the two editions later in the season.

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Adolis García Emerging as Rookie of the Year Front-Runner

Rookie outfielder Adolis García may not have been penciled in on any Texas Rangers projected lineups when the season began, but that feels like a lifetime ago now. The 28-year old has arrived on the scene in a big way with his offensive output in May.

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Way-Too-Early Dark Horse MLB Award Predictions

Jordan Leandre shares his way-too-early dark horse candidates for MLB awards.

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Five Dark Horse Cy Young candidates

If you asked 100 MLB fans who the Cy-Young winners will be this year, a good amount will give you some combination of Chris Sale, Blake Snell, Justin Verlander, Jacob deGrom, or Max Scherzer. All of those players have a solid chance at taking home the award, but let’s take a look at five candidates who can surprise some people this year.

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Did Shohei Ohtani Deserve the AL ROY?

There has been a ton of discussion over the American League Rookie of the Year voting. While Shohei Ohtani won pretty easily, many fans, especially Yankee fans, are up in arms that Miguel Andujar didn’t get the award. Let’s take a look at the numbers and why Ohtani won.

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Red Sox Notebook: Craig Kimbrel Named American League Reliever of the Year

Boston Red Sox closer Craig Kimbrel received the Mariano Riviera American League Reliever of the Year Award in a news conference last Saturday at Minute Maid Park. Kimbrel is limited in his ability to travel due to the approaching due

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