Wednesday, October 31, 2012

IBWAA SELECTS JOHNSON, SHOWALTER IN MANAGER OF THE YEAR VOTE


IBWAA SELECTS JOHNSON, SHOWALTER IN MANAGER OF THE YEAR VOTE
 
Los Angeles – The Internet Baseball Writers Association of America (IBWAA) announced its 2012 Manager of Year awards Wednesday, electing Washington Nationals skipper Davey Johnson in the National League, and Buck Showalter, of the Baltimore Orioles, in the American League.
 
Election results are as follows:
 
AL Manager
 
1st Place:                  Buck Showalter, Baltimore Orioles
2
nd
Place:                 Bob Melvin, Oakland Athletics
3
rd Place:                 Joe Maddon, Tampa Bay Rays
 
NL Manager
 
1st Place:                  Davey Johnon, Washington Nationals
2nd Place:                Bruce Bochy, San Francisco Giants
3
rd Place:                  Dusty Baker, Cincinnati Reds
 
2012 IBWAA relief pitcher awards will be announced Friday.
 
The IBWAA was established July 4, 2009 by Howard Cole, editor of BaseballSavvy.com, to organize and promote the growing online baseball media, and to serve as a digital alternative to the BBWAA.

Among others, IBWAA members include Barry Bloom, MLB.com; Tim Brown, Yahoo Sports; Fred Claire, former General Manager, Los Angeles Dodgers; J
oe McDonnell, FoxSportsWest.com; Ramona Shelburne, ESPNLA.com; Tom Hoffarth, J.P. Hoornstra and Jill Painter, Los Angeles Daily News; Kevin Baxter, Los Angeles Times; and prominent baseball authors Paul Dickson, Peter Golenbock, Josh Pahigian and Dan Schlossberg.
 
Association membership is open to any and all Internet baseball writers, with a yearly fee of $10, or $20 lifetime. Discounts for groups and scholarships are available.

For more information please go to
www.ibwaa.com.

Contact:
 
Howard Cole
Director, IBWAA
baseballsavvy@aol.com
 

IBWAA SELECTS TROUT UNANIMOUSLY, HARPER IN ROY VOTE

IBWAA SELECTS TROUT UNANIMOUSLY, HARPER IN ROY VOTE
Los Angeles – The Internet Baseball Writers Association of America (IBWAA) announced its 2012 Rookie of Year awards Tuesday, electing Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim center fielder Mike Trout in the American League unanimously. The National League vote was won by outfielder Bryce Harper, of the Washington Nationals.
Election results are as follows:
AL ROY
1st Place:                  Mike Trout, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (unanimous)
2
nd
Place:                 Yoenis C├ęspedes, Oakland Athletics
3
rd Place:                  Yu Darvish, Texas Rangers
NL ROY
1st Place:                  Bryce Harper, Washington Nationals
2nd Place:                Wade Miley, Arizona Diamondbacks
3
rd Place:                  Todd Frazier, Cincinnati Reds
2012 IBWAA Manager of the Year awards will be announced Wednesday.
The IBWAA was established July 4, 2009 by Howard Cole, editor of BaseballSavvy.com, to organize and promote the growing online baseball media, and to serve as a digital alternative to the BBWAA.

Among others, IBWAA members include Barry Bloom, MLB.com; Tim Brown, Yahoo Sports; Fred Claire, former General Manager, Los Angeles Dodgers; Joe McDonnell, FoxSportsWest.com; Ramona Shelbourne, ESPNLA.com; Tom Hoffarth, J.P. Hoornstra and Jill Painter, Los Angeles Daily News; Kevin Baxter, Los Angeles Times; and prominent baseball authors Paul Dickson, Peter Golenbock, Josh Pahigian and Dan Schlossberg.
Association membership is open to any and all Internet baseball writers, with a yearly fee of $10, or $20 lifetime. Discounts for groups and scholarships are available.

For more information please go to
www.ibwaa.com.
Contact:
Howard Cole
Director, IBWAA
baseballsavvy@aol.com