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Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Miggy, Iggy and Max are finalists for BBWAA awards

The Baseball Writers’ Association of America unveiled its three finalists for each major award on Tuesday, and it’s no surprise that the Detroit Tigers are all over the lists.

Miguel Cabrera, the reigning American League Most Valuable Player, is a finalist for the award again this season, along with Baltimore’s Chris Davis and the Angels’ Mike Trout. The winner will be revealed on Thursday, Nov. 14.

Max Scherzer is a finalist for the AL Cy Young, along with the Rangers’ Yu Darvish and the Mariners’ Hisashi Iwakuma. The winner will be announced on Wednesday, Nov. 13.

Scherzer and Cabrera were honored with similar recognitions in the Players Choice Awards on Monday.

Shortstop Jose Iglesias is a finalist for the AL Rookie of the Year, along with the Tampa twosome of Chris Archer and Wil Myers. The winner will be unveiled Monday, Nov. 11. Iglesias was a finalist for the Players Choice AL Outstanding Rookie award, which went to Myers.

Boston’s John Farrell, Cleveland’s Terry Francona and Oakland’s Bob Melvin were the finalists for the AL Manager of the Year award.

All four of the BBWAA awards will be announced in hour-long shows on MLB Network on the respective dates. For all of the National League finalists, you can go to


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