Andrew Bailey has won the American League Rookie of the Year award, according to MLB.com. Bailey, a right-handed reliever for the Oakland Athletics, won 13 first-place votes and finished with 88 points. Texas Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus placed second with 65 points, followed by Tigers pitcher Rick Porcello with 64 points.
Bailey finished 6-3 with a 1.84 ERA, 0.88 WHIP and a 91:24 strikeout-to-walk ratio in 83 1/3 innings of work. His 2.56 FIP was second in the league among pitchers with at least 80 innings pitched.
Who should have won the award? Look at all the candidates here.
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