IBWAA Awards Ballot


As we end another baseball season full of excitement and disappointment, it is time to place those ballots for the end-of-season awards.

I have been a member of the IBWAA for the last three years, and I have never come out and posted my ballots. I decided to share my vote this season and, hopefully, get your thoughts. Here it is:

American League MVP

Shohei Ohtani, Los Angeles Angels

Runner Up: Corey Seager, Texas Rangers

National League MVP

Matt Olson, Atlanta Braves

Runner Up: Ronald Acuña Jr., Atlanta Braves

American League Cy Young

Gerrit Cole, New York Yankees

Runner Up: Sonny Gray, Minnesota Twins

National League Cy Young

Justin Steele, Chicago Cubs

Runner Up: Blake Snell, San Diego Padres

American League Rookie of the Year

Josh Jung, Texas Rangers

Runner Up: Gunnar Henderson, Baltimore Orioles

National League Rookie of the Year

Corbin Carroll, Arizona Diamondbacks

Runner Up: Kodai Senga, Chicago Cubs

American League Manager of the Year

Bruce Bochy, Texas Rangers

Runner Up: Brandon Hyde, Baltimore Orioles

National League Manager of the Year

Brian Snitker, Atlanta Braves

Runner Up: Craig Counsell, Milwaukee Brewers

American League Reliever of the Year

Felix Bautista, Baltimore Orioles

Runner Up: Jordan Romano, Toronto Blue Jays

National League Reliever of the Year

Josh Hader, San Diego Padres

Runner Up: David Bednar, Pittsburgh Pirates

I want your thoughts on who should win in the comments section. Follow me X, formally Twitter, @ripgriffin3.

About Rip Griffin

Jeff "Rip" Griffin is the founder and managing editor of the Texas Baseball Report. In his spare time, Rip covers the Sugar Land Space Cowboys and Round Rock Express, the Triple-A affiliates of the Houston Astros and Texas Rangers. Rip is also the host of The Texas Baseball Report Podcast. The podcast can be found on all the major podcast platforms. Rip holds a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, focusing in Sports Management from the University of Houston - Victoria.

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