Detroit slugger Miguel Cabrera has won player of the year award by voting from his fellow major leaguers. This is the second straight award for the 30-year-old Infielder.
Cabrera led the American League with a 44 homers and 137 RBIs and second to Baltimore’s Chris Davis.
Retiring Yankees closer Mariano Rivera was voted Marvin Miller man of the year for excellence and Rivera was picked as the AL’s comeback player of the year, notching 44 saves. Pittsburgh’s Francisco Liriano was selected the NL’s comeback player.
Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen has won NL outstanding player for the second consecutive year.
Other awards Monday night went to Detroit’s Max Scherzer (AL outstanding pitcher), the Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw (NL outstanding pitcher), Rays outfielder Wil Myers (AL outstanding rookie) and Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez (NL outstanding rookie).