MLB awards week is here, and that means it’s time to hand out some hardware as baseball’s best of 2019 vie for MVP, Cy Young, Rookie of the Year and Manager of the Year honors.
Will Mike Trout hold off Alex Bregman for his third American League MVP award? Did Cody Bellinger separate himself from Christian Yelich and Anthony Rendon as the National League’s most valuable player? Here’s when each award will be announced, the finalists to win and a quick take to get you in the know. Be sure to check back during the week as we update this page with winners and more key information.
MLB awards schedule
Monday: AL and NL Rookie of the Year
Tuesday: AL and NL Manager of the Year
Wednesday: AL and NL Cy Young Award
Thursday: AL and NL MVP
(All awards announced at 6 p.m. ET on MLB Network.)
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