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Awards season is upon us, to be announced on MLB Network!

2016 BBWAA AWARDS FINALISTS ANNOUNCED
Winners Will Be Announced November 14 – 17 Exclusively on MLB Network
November 7, 2016 – The Baseball Writers’ Association of America (BBWAA) today announced the top three finalists in the American League and National League for the 2016 BBWAA Awards. Following is the complete list of finalists, along with the dates for each upcoming award announcement on MLB Network:
Monday, November 14, 6:00 p.m. ET:
AL Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year: Michael FulmerTyler NaquinGary Sanchez
NL Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year: Kenta MaedaCorey SeagerTrea Turner
Tuesday, November 15, 6:00 p.m. ET:  
AL Manager of the Year: Jeff BanisterTerry FranconaBuck Showalter
NL Manager of the Year: Dusty BakerJoe MaddonDave Roberts
Wednesday, November 16, 6:00 p.m. ET:
AL Cy Young Award: Corey KluberRick PorcelloJustin Verlander
NL Cy Young Award: Kyle HendricksJon LesterMax Scherzer
Thursday, November 17, 6:00 p.m. ET:
AL Most Valuable Player: Jose AltuveMookie BettsMike Trout
NL Most Valuable Player: Kris BryantDaniel MurphyCorey Seager
Starting next Monday, November 14 through Thursday, November 17BBWAA Awards Week on MLB Network will feature the exclusive live announcements of the winners of each award in the American League and National League by BBWAA secretary-treasurer Jack O’Connell. Hosted by MLB Network’s Greg Amsinger, BBWAA Awards Week will feature live interviews with award finalists, winners and BBWAA members, plus insight from MLB Network’s Sean Casey, Ron DarlingBrian KennyDan O’Dowd, Dan PlesacHarold Reynolds, Ken Rosenthal, Christopher Russo and Tom Verducci.  MLB Network’s offseason programming will provide extensive coverage leading up to and following the daily award announcements, including on Hot StoveHigh Heat with Christopher RussoMLB NowIntentional Talk and MLB Network’s signature studio show,MLB Tonight.
About the BBWAA:
Founded in 1908, the Baseball Writers’ Association of America was established to assist journalists covering Major League Baseball for daily newspapers. Its purpose is to ensure proper working conditions in press boxes and clubhouses, and to ensure its members have access to players and others in the game so members’ reporting can be accurate, fair and complete. Today there are more than 700 active members of the BBWAA working for newspapers, magazines and major web sites.

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