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Jeremy Hellickson, Craig Kimbrel named Rookies of the Year

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The Baseball Writers Association of America has announced the winners of the American League and National League Rookie of the Year Awards.  Tampa Bay starter Jeremy Hellickson won the award in the A.L., and Atlanta reliever Craig Kimbrel won the award in the N.L.

In the SBN award voting, Hellickson came in third, behind Michael Pineda and Eric Hosmer, while Kimbrel won in the N.L.

Mark Trumbo finished second in the American League and Eric Hosmer finished third, with Pineda coming in fifth, behind Ivan Nova of the Yankees.  Nova, remarkably, appeared on 16 ballots and got a first place vote, while Pineda only appeared on five ballots.