MLB Awards week got underway Monday night with the announcement of the winners of the 2020 Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year Awards.
Alec Bohm, Jake Cronenworth and Devin Williams were the finalists for the National League with Williams taking home the award. Bohm and Cronenworth actually tied for second in award voting.
2020 NL Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year: Devin Williams, Brewers.— BBWAA (@officialBBWAA) November 9, 2020
Full voting details: https://t.co/v9qdrJus3p
Williams was lights out for the Brewers allowing just eight hits and one run over 27 innings. He struck out an eye popping 53 hitters and walked just nine. He is the first pitcher to ever win the award without making a start or logging a save.
For the American League, Cristian Javier, Kyle Lewis and Luis Robert were announced as finalists. Lewis took home the award unanimously capturing all 30 first place votes.
2020 AL Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year: Kyle Lewis, Mariners.— BBWAA (@officialBBWAA) November 9, 2020
Full voting details: https://t.co/epr3vdxmLW
Lewis slumped down the stretch but still put up excellent numbers overall hitting .262/.364/.437 with a 126 wRC+ and 11 home runs.
Awards week will continue on Tuesday with the announcement of the Manager of the year Award.