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2008 MABL AWARDS

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MVP

Manager votes for up to 5 different players. Players received 5 points for a 1st place vote, 4 points for a 2nd place vote, 3 points for a 3rd place vote, 2 points for a 4th place vote and 1 point for a 5th place vote. Managers could not vote for players from their own team. In the event of a tie, the following tie-breakers were used: the player appearing on the most ballots breaks tie. If a tie remains, the player receiving the highest seed vote would break a tie. If a tie still remains, the vote is deemed a tie. Only players appearing on multiple ballots shown.

Most Valuable Player Total Points 1st place 2nd place 3rd place 4th place 5th place
1 Jonathan Pollard, Tigers
Led league with 30 RBI.
Set MABL record with 35 walks.
Hit .391 with a 1.51 OPS.
52 6 5 - 1 -
2 Greg Crossman, Cutters
Led league with 34 hits while batting .442.
2nd in MABL in slugging at .610.
9th in MABL in OBP at .506.
49 6 2 3 1 -
3 Chris Dumas, Reds
Led league with 1.164 OPS.
Led league in home runs.
Hit .397 on the season.
19 - 2 2 2 1
4 Andrew Billig, Athletics 13 - 1 2 1 1
5 AJ Bucciarelli, Cutters 12 - - 2 2 2
6 Jay O'Hara, Grays 12 1 - 1 2 -
7 Matt Mothander, Senators 11 1 - 2 - -
8 Tad Beagley, Grays 8 - 1 1 - 1
9 Mike Pollak, White Sox 7 - - 1 1 2
T10 Sam Delvecchio, Red Sox 4 - 1 - - -
T10 Rich Wlodarczyk, Tigers 4 - 1 - - -
T10 Jamie Aldoupolis, Mariners 4 - 1 - - -
13 Corey Aldoupolis, Mariners 3 - - - 1 1
14 Patrick Vetter, Athletics 2 - - - - 2
T15 Jason Ackerson, Senators 2 - - - 1 -
T15 Marvin Malaret, Tigers 2 - - - 1 -
T15 Paul Bracco, Rangers 2 - - - 1 -
T18 Josue Feliciano, Tigers 1 - - - - 1
T18 Jonathan Naumowicz, White Sox 1 - - - - 1
T18 Rob Linn, White Sox 1 - - - - 1
T18 Mike Moloney, Cutters 1 - - - - 1

Cy Young

Manager votes for up to 5 different players. Players received 5 points for a 1st place vote, 4 points for a 2nd place vote, 3 points for a 3rd place vote, 2 points for a 4th place vote and 1 point for a 5th place vote. Managers could not vote for players from their own team. In the event of a tie, the following tie-breakers were used: the player appearing on the most ballots breaks tie. If a tie remains, the player receiving the highest seed vote would break a tie. If a tie still remains, the vote is deemed a tie. Only players appearing on multiple ballots shown.

Cy Young Total Points 1st place 2nd place 3rd place 4th place 5th place
1 Jay O'Hara, Grays
Finished the season a perfect 7-0.
Led league in WHIP at 0.93.
6th in the league with 54 strikeouts.
Compiled a 2.01 ERA.
51 3 7 2 1 -
2 Rich Wlodarczyk, Tigers
Lead league in wins at 9-1.
Tied for 5th in league with 60 strikeouts.
Compiled a 2.03 ERA.
51 7 2 2 1 -
3 Matt Mothander, Senators
Finished season 6-1 with a 1.52 ERA.
Tied for 5th in league with 60 strikeouts.
38 3 4 2 - 1
4 Andrew Hubbard, White Sox
14
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3
3
5 Neil Doherty, Rangers 13
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3
1
2
6 Daryl Pina, Reds
10
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1
2
3
7 Anthony Tomaro, White Sox 10
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2
2
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8 Jason Kurtz, Athletics
9
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1
2
2
9 Kevin McGowan, Athletics 4
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1
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10 Shane Steffens, Rangers
3
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1
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11 Chad Griffiths, Tigers 2
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2
T12 Victor Ruiz, Orioles
2
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1
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T12 Matt Coyne, Senators
2
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1
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14 Chris Dowd, Brewers
1
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1

Rookie of the Year

Manager votes for up to 5 different players. Players received 5 points for a 1st place vote, 4 points for a 2nd place vote, 3 points for a 3rd place vote, 2 points for a 4th place vote and 1 point for a 5th place vote. Managers could not vote for players from their own team. In the event of a tie, the following tie-breakers were used: the player appearing on the most ballots breaks tie. If a tie remains, the player receiving the highest seed vote would break a tie. If a tie still remains, the vote is deemed a tie. Only players appearing on multiple ballots shown.

Rookie of the Year Total Points 1st place 2nd place 3rd place 4th place 5th place
1 Jay O'Hara, Grays
Led rookies at 7-0 with 54 K's.
Batted .310 offensively.
55 10 1 - - 1
2 Sam Delvecchio, Red Sox
Hit .355 with 16 RBI and 14 runs.
MABL All-Star Game winning pitcher.
40 2 3 4 2 2
3 Jonathan Naumowicz, White Sox
Led rookies by slugging .610 slugging.
Led rookies with 22 runs and 20 RBI.
22 - 3 2 1 2
4 Andrew Miller, Diamondbacks
18
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3
1
1
1
5 Chris Dowd, Brewers
10
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1
1
1
1
6 Wade Briggs, Mariners
8
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4
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7 Chris Greeke, Brewers
8
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2
1
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8 John Maryanski, Senators
7
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3
1
9 John Hammond, Red Sox
7
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2
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1
T10 Mike Gulinello, Grays
6
1
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1
T10 Tim Morin, Red Sox
6
1
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1
12 Joe Musselman, Brewers
5
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1
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1
T13 Nick Tapper, Athletics
4
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1
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T13 Marvin Malaret, Tigers
4
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1
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T15 Phil Meador, Brewers
3
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1
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T15 Chuck Scott, Diamondbacks
3
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1
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17 Nick Baseel, Mariners
2
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2
18 Michael Parker, Mariners
2
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1
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Manager of the Year

Each manager could vote for 3 other managers. Managers received 3 points for a 1st place vote, 2 points for a 2nd place vote and 1 point for a 3rd place vote. No manager could vote for himself. In the event of a tie, the following tie-breakers were used: the manager appearing on the most ballots will break a tie. If a tie remains, the manager receiving the highest seed vote would break a tie. If a tie still remains, the vote will be deemed a tie. Only managers appearing on multiple ballots shown.

Manager of the Year Total Points 1st place 2nd place 3rd place
1 Matt Englander, Mariners
Led Mariners to 15-9 and share of first place in the Atlantic.
Ran minor league park charity game.
Stepped up as MABL Board leader.
21 4 3 3
2 Kevin McGowan, Athletics
Clinched A's first playoff birth in 7-year history and shared first place at 15-9 .
21 5 2 2
3 Ted Wroblewski, Grays
Took over Grays and led team to first playoff birth in 5-year history.
15 3 2 2
4 Dave Timmons, Senators
11
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5 Dan Field, Tigers
5
1
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2
6 Mike Pollak, White Sox
4
1
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7 Jeff Coveney, Cutters
2
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2
T8 Chris Strockbridge, Red Sox
2
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1
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T8 Chad Besegai, Rangers
2
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1
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10 Brett Nowlin, White Sox
1
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1

Player's Choice

Player's Choice
Elite Team (A)
Total Points Elite Votes Premier Votes
P1 Rich Wlodarczyk, Tigers 29 9 2
P2 Matt Mothander, Senators 28 9 1
C Tad Beagley, Grays 26 6 4
1B Chris Dumas, Reds
23
7
2
2B AJ Bucciarelli, Cutters
33
11
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3B Greg Crossman, Cutters
35
11
2
SS Jonathan Pollard, Tigers
36
12
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OF Mike Pollak, White Sox
22
6
4
OF Andrew Billig, Athletics
21
6
3
OF Sam Delvecchio, Red Sox
20
5
5

Player's Choice
Premier Team (B)
Total Points Elite Votes Premier Votes
P1 Jay O'Hara, Grays 25 6 7
P2 Andrew Hubbard, White Sox 9 1 6
C Julio Gonzalez, Orioles 10 3 1
1B Corey Aldoupolis, Mariners
18
4
6
2B Jay Lamoureux, Athletics
6
1
3
2B Matt Giblin, Tigers
6
1
3
3B Chris Caprio, Rangers
9
1
6
SS Nate Laliberte, Senators
11
1
8
OF Patrick Vetter, Athletics
18
4
6
OF Rob Linn, White Sox
14
4
2
OF John Silk, Tigers
12
3
3

Managers could only vote for up to two of their own players across the 'Elite' (A) and 'Premier' (B) teams. Elite Team votes receive 3 points, Premier team votes receive 1 point. In the event of a tie, the following tie-breakers were used: the player receiving the most 'A' team votes will break the tie. If a tie remains, the player receiving the most overall votes will break the tie. If a tie still remains, the vote will be deemed a tie. Only players appearing on multiple ballots shown.

Player's Choice
Others With Multiple Votes
Total Points Elite Votes Premier Votes
OF Mike Moloney, Cutters
11
2
5
SS Jamie Aldoupolis, Mariners
8
1
5
C Jonathan Naumowicz, White Sox
8
1
5
OF Steve Baldassari, Grays
7
2
1
OF Josue Feliciano, Tigers
6
2
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OF Chris Santosuosso, Cutters
6
2
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OF Chris Greeke, Brewers
6
2
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OF Matt Orszulak, Senators
6
2
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C Mike Morgan, Tigers
6
1
3
P Anthony Tomaro, White Sox
6
1
3
P Neil Doherty, Rangers
6
1
3
OF John Hammond, Red Sox
5
1
2
1B Omar Ortiz, Diamondbacks
4
1
1
2B Mike Lembo, White Sox
4
1
1
P Jason Kurtz, Athletics
4
1
1
2B Andy Katz, Rangers
4
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4
3B Santi Mazzeo, Athletics
4
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4
1B Frank Kowalski, Cutters
3
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3
OF Jason LaPointe, Mariners
3
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3
P Daryl Pina, Reds
3
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3
1B Earl Murphy, Tigers
2
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2
3B Matt Coyne, Senators
2
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2
OF John Maryanski, Senators
2
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2
OF Tim Morin, Red Sox
2
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2
OF Mike Knell, Reds
2
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2
C Matt Meuse, Senators
2
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2