It's been a rough September over here in the land of predicting MVP awards, with two of the leading candidates, one for each league, suffering injuries that could take them out of the running.
With the regular season quickly winding down, we've got taut Cy Young races in both leagues.
On why Pete Alonso and Yordan Alvarez are the favorites to win Rookie of the Year.
While it's pretty tough (read: impossible) to predict the instant major league success of a prospect, that doesnít mean it isnít worth doing.
Yordan Alvarez is having the best rookie season by wRC+ in baseball's modern era. There are caveats here, obviously, but they really only apply to what might happen going forward, rather than his extremely remarkable start.