• Bryce Harper lives up to the hype, earns NL ROY honors in extremely close vote

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Nov 12, 2012
    For Bryce Harper, 19, the path to the NL Rookie of the Year award was a little bit tougher than Mike Trout's in the AL as evidenced by the mere seven point difference between himself and runner-up Wade Miley but there's a very good reason for that. Harper also had his share of signature moments. With those two finalists and other contenders such as Norichika Aoki and Wilin Rosario nipping at his heels, there had to be something that put Harper over the top in the voter's eyes. After the D-backs acquired right-hander Trevor Cahill and re-signed lefty Joe Saunders in the offseason, it appeared that there would not be a job for Miley when Spring Training opened, and even after a solid spring, his chances didn't look good.
    Source: yahoo.com
    • Miley finishes close second to Harper for NL ROY

      Just days before the start of the 2012 regular season, D-backs left-hander Wade Miley thought for sure he was headed to Triple-A Reno. Not only did Miley make the team, he wound up being the team's lone All-Star representative and he capped his year by …
      Source: MLB.com

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