Athletes Who Will Win the 2018 AL Rookie of the Year?  

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List Rules Whether they're leading the new guys in hits and homers or striking out top veterans, who do you think will be the 2018 AL Rookie of the Year?

As these fresh young MLB players make their way through the second half of their debut seasons, it's time to start making your 2018 AL Rookie of the Year predictions. Each season, a diverse group of wide-eyed players make the transition from the minors to majors, but only a select few stand out over the rest and make a name for themselves in the league. While this season has certainly been a year for the sluggers, plenty of rookie pitchers have also begun to prove themselves. Of all the top newcomers this season, though, who will win AL Rookie of the Year for 2018?

In the American League, the top rookies making headlines this season include Yankees' third baseman Miguel Andújar, the Rays' Jake Bauer, and Blue Jays' second baseman Lourdes Gurriel Jr.—just to name a few. Could these guys be considered some of the best current MLB players? Or perhaps some of them are making their way toward the top batters in baseball. As for now, they're all in the running for the 2018 AL Rookie of the Year, but who will take home the honors?

Take a look at the list of rookies below and vote up the players you think are most deserving of the American League ROTY award for the 2018 season. You can also vote up your choices for the 2018 NL Rookie of the Year.

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Miguel Andújar is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 AL Rookie of the Year?
Miguel Andújar New York Yankees

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Jake Bauers is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 AL Rookie of the Year?
Jake Bauers Tampa Bay Rays

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Mitch Garver is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 AL Rookie of the Year?
Mitch Garver Minnesota Twins

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Hunter Dozier is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 AL Rookie of the Year?
Hunter Dozier Kansas City Royals

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Willie Calhoun is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 AL Rookie of the Year?
Willie Calhoun Texas Rangers

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Lourdes Gurriel Jr. is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 AL Rookie of the Year?
Lourdes Gurriel Jr. Toronto Blue Jays

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Niko Goodrum is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 AL Rookie of the Year?
Niko Goodrum Detroit Tigers

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Daniel Palka is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 AL Rookie of the Year?
Daniel Palka Chicago White Sox

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Lou Trivino is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 AL Rookie of the Year?
Lou Trivino Oakland Athletics

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Joey Wendle is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 AL Rookie of the Year?
Joey Wendle Tampa Bay Rays

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Isiah Kiner-Falefa is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 AL Rookie of the Year?
Isiah Kiner-Falefa Texas Rangers

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Max Stassi is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 AL Rookie of the Year?
Max Stassi Houston Astros

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Ronald Guzmán is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 AL Rookie of the Year?
Ronald Guzmán Texas Rangers

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Gleyber Torres is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 AL Rookie of the Year?
Gleyber Torres New York Yankees

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Hector Velázquez is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 AL Rookie of the Year?
Hector Velázquez Boston Red Sox