Pitcher List’s 2019 Award and Playoff Predictions

Who will take home major awards this year? Who will raise the World Series trophy? The staff weighs in.

The season is underway! Just like you, our staff is thrilled to have baseball back, and we wanted to christen the new season by giving you our award and playoff predictions. Without further ado, here is the voting. You can find the full voting linked at the bottom of the article:

 

AL MVP

 

Mike Trout (20 votes)

Aaron Judge (7 votes)

Alex Bregman (3 votes)

Also receiving votes: Jose Ramirez (2), Mookie Betts (2), Matt Chapman (2), Giancarlo Stanton, Yoan Moncada

 

NL MVP

 

Anthony Rendon (8)

Nolan Arenado (6)

Paul Goldschmidt (6)

Freddie Freeman (4)

Kris Bryant (4)

Juan Soto (3)

Also receiving votes: Bryce Harper (2), Ronald Acuna (2), Manny Machado (2), Kyle Schwarber

 

AL Rookie of the Year

 

Eloy Jimenez (24)

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. (11)

Also receiving votes: Danny Jansen (2), Josh James

 

NL Rookie of the Year

 

Pete Alonso (14)

Victor Robles (10)

Chris Paddack (6)

Nick Senzel (3)

Also receiving votes: Alex Reyes (2), Fernando Tatis Jr. (2), Kyle Wright

 

AL Cy Young

 

Trevor Bauer (15)

Chris Sale (9)

Gerrit Cole (6)

Justin Verlander (4)

Also receiving votes: Blake Snell, Mike Clevinger

 

NL Cy Young

 

Max Scherzer (16)

Aaron Nola (7)

Noah Syndergaard (4)

Jacob deGrom (3)

Also receiving votes: Jameson Taillon (2), Walker Buehler (2), German Marquez, Kyle Hendricks, Stephen Strasburg

 

AL Manager of the Year

 

Kevin Cash, Tampa Bay Rays (14)

Rocco Baldelli, Minnesota Twins (11)

Bob Melvin, Oakland A’s (5)

Terry Francona, Cleveland Indians (3)

Also receiving votes: Rick Renteria, Chicago White Sox (2). Brad Ausmus, Los Angeles Angels (2); Aaron Boone, New York Yankees

 

NL Manager of the Year

 

Andy Green, San Diego Padres and Dave Martinez, Washington Nationals (9)

Gabe Kapler, Philadelphia Phillies (5)

Mike Schilt, St. Louis Cardinals (4)

Bud Black, Colorado Rockies (3)

Craig Counsell, Milwaukee Brewers (3)

Also receiving votes: Mickie Callaway, New York Mets (2); David Bell, Cincinnati Reds; and Bruce Bochy, San Francisco Giants

 

AL East

 

New York Yankees (22)

Boston Red Sox (15)

 

AL Central

 

Cleveland Indians (30)

Minnesota Twins (7)

 

AL West

 

Houston Astros (35)

Oakland Athletics

Los Angeles Angels

 

AL Wild Card

 

Boston Red Sox (20)

Tampa Bay Rays (19)

New York Yankees (15)

Oakland Athletics (6)

Los Angeles Angels (4)

Also receiving votes: Houston Astros, Cleveland Indians, Chicago White Sox

 

NL East

 

Philadelphia Phillies (16)

Washington Nationals (15)

New York Mets (4)

Atlanta Braves (2)

 

NL Central

 

Milwaukee Brewers (14)

St. Louis Cardinals (12)

Chicago Cubs (11)

 

NL West

 

Los Angeles Dodgers (29)

Colorado Rockies (8)

 

NL Wild Card

 

Philadelphia Phillies (12)

Chicago Cubs (11)

Milwaukee Brewers (8)

St. Louis Cardinals (8)

New York Mets (8)

Atlanta Braves (7)

Los Angeles Dodgers (5)

Colorado Rockies (4)

San Diego Padres (3)

Washington Nationals (3)

San Francisco Giants

 

AL Champions

 

New York Yankees (17)

Houston Astros (13)

Boston Red Sox (4)

Also receiving votes: Cleveland Indians, Tampa Bay Rays, Minnesota Twins

 

NL Champions

 

Philadelphia Phillies (11)

Los Angeles Dodgers (9)

Washington Nationals (9)

Chicago Cubs (3)

Also receiving votes: Milwaukee Brewers (2), New York Mets (2), St. Louis Cardinals

 

World Series Champions

 

Houston Astros (11)

New York Yankees (10)

Los Angeles Dodgers (4)

Philadelphia Phillies (4)

Washington Nationals (3)

Boston Red Sox (3)

Also receiving votes: Cleveland Indians, Chicago Cubs

 

Full voting results can be found here.

Dave Cherman

Across the Seams Manager, also a former player and umpire and Denver-based lawyer who spends his free time studying advanced statistics and obsessing over fantasy trades. Will debate with you about most anything.

  • Avatar Devon Travis says:

    Who voted for the blue Jays? 😜

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