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Verlander expected, but Ramirez a surprise ROY

Justin Verlander as American League Rookie of the Year wasn’t too surprising — as the margin of victory showed — but Hanley Ramirez’s NL ROY was quite the upset. Sure, he was considered a contender, but that description usually came with a caveat along the lines of “after Dan Uggla and Ryan Zimmerman.” Clearly, Ramirez

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Rookie of the Year Awards upon us

I’ve given up the New Jersey minor league blog I’ve been attempting to write for NJ.com, so hopefully I’ll have more energy and inspiration to write here. We shall see. But the postseason awards are upon us — the Rookies of the Year will be announced tomorrow. To me, one seems obvious, the other an

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