With Opening Day upon us for the 2015 MLB season, the Baseball Essential staff has formed their predictions for the top year end awards as well as playoff prognosticating for the World Series.
American League MVP
Receiving 57% of votes, the consensus pick was reigning MVP Mike Trout.
Jose Abreu received 24%.
American League Cy Young
Receiving 52% of votes, the slight edge was given to Felix Hernandez.
Chris Sale received 33%.
American League Manager
Several managers received consideration, and the leading vote getter was Lloyd McClendon with 29%.
American League Rookie of the Year
Aaron Sanchez received 29% of the votes.