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SBN Rookies Of The Year

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We had all of our bloggers submit their votes after the season ended (AL guys doing AL players, NL guys doing NL players, no crossover), with the following results:

If memory serves, I had mine ranked Liriano/Verlander/Papelbon.

This was an unusually strong season for first-year players. Kenji Johjima was an everyday catcher who put up a translated .821 OPS and you never even hear him mentioned for consideration. If ever there was a year that debunked the importance and value of veteran experience, this was it.