Angels first baseman Mark Trumbo, a former Villa Park High School star who hit .254 with a team-leading 29 home runs and 89 runs batted in this season, was named American League rookie of the year by the Sporting News on Wednesday.
Atlanta Braves closer Craig Kimbrel, who had 46 saves and a 2.10 earned run average, was named NL rookie of the year by the publication. Voting was done by 289 major league players, 177 in the AL and 112 in the NL. - LA Times.
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