Pitcher List’s 2019 Award and Playoff Predictions

Who will take home major awards this year? Who will raise the World Series trophy? The staff weighs in.

The season is underway! Just like you, our staff is thrilled to have baseball back, and we wanted to christen the new season by giving you our award and playoff predictions. Without further ado, here is the voting. You can find the full voting linked at the bottom of the article:




Mike Trout (20 votes)

Aaron Judge (7 votes)

Alex Bregman (3 votes)

Also receiving votes: Jose Ramirez (2), Mookie Betts (2), Matt Chapman (2), Giancarlo Stanton, Yoan Moncada




Anthony Rendon (8)

Nolan Arenado (6)

Paul Goldschmidt (6)

Freddie Freeman (4)

Kris Bryant (4)

Juan Soto (3)

Also receiving votes: Bryce Harper (2), Ronald Acuna (2), Manny Machado (2), Kyle Schwarber


AL Rookie of the Year


Eloy Jimenez (24)

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. (11)

Also receiving votes: Danny Jansen (2), Josh James


NL Rookie of the Year


Pete Alonso (14)

Victor Robles (10)

Chris Paddack (6)

Nick Senzel (3)

Also receiving votes: Alex Reyes (2), Fernando Tatis Jr. (2), Kyle Wright


AL Cy Young


Trevor Bauer (15)

Chris Sale (9)

Gerrit Cole (6)

Justin Verlander (4)

Also receiving votes: Blake Snell, Mike Clevinger


NL Cy Young


Max Scherzer (16)

Aaron Nola (7)

Noah Syndergaard (4)

Jacob deGrom (3)

Also receiving votes: Jameson Taillon (2), Walker Buehler (2), German Marquez, Kyle Hendricks, Stephen Strasburg


AL Manager of the Year


Kevin Cash, Tampa Bay Rays (14)

Rocco Baldelli, Minnesota Twins (11)

Bob Melvin, Oakland A’s (5)

Terry Francona, Cleveland Indians (3)

Also receiving votes: Rick Renteria, Chicago White Sox (2). Brad Ausmus, Los Angeles Angels (2); Aaron Boone, New York Yankees


NL Manager of the Year


Andy Green, San Diego Padres and Dave Martinez, Washington Nationals (9)

Gabe Kapler, Philadelphia Phillies (5)

Mike Schilt, St. Louis Cardinals (4)

Bud Black, Colorado Rockies (3)

Craig Counsell, Milwaukee Brewers (3)

Also receiving votes: Mickie Callaway, New York Mets (2); David Bell, Cincinnati Reds; and Bruce Bochy, San Francisco Giants


AL East


New York Yankees (22)

Boston Red Sox (15)


AL Central


Cleveland Indians (30)

Minnesota Twins (7)


AL West


Houston Astros (35)

Oakland Athletics

Los Angeles Angels


AL Wild Card


Boston Red Sox (20)

Tampa Bay Rays (19)

New York Yankees (15)

Oakland Athletics (6)

Los Angeles Angels (4)

Also receiving votes: Houston Astros, Cleveland Indians, Chicago White Sox


NL East


Philadelphia Phillies (16)

Washington Nationals (15)

New York Mets (4)

Atlanta Braves (2)


NL Central


Milwaukee Brewers (14)

St. Louis Cardinals (12)

Chicago Cubs (11)


NL West


Los Angeles Dodgers (29)

Colorado Rockies (8)


NL Wild Card


Philadelphia Phillies (12)

Chicago Cubs (11)

Milwaukee Brewers (8)

St. Louis Cardinals (8)

New York Mets (8)

Atlanta Braves (7)

Los Angeles Dodgers (5)

Colorado Rockies (4)

San Diego Padres (3)

Washington Nationals (3)

San Francisco Giants


AL Champions


New York Yankees (17)

Houston Astros (13)

Boston Red Sox (4)

Also receiving votes: Cleveland Indians, Tampa Bay Rays, Minnesota Twins


NL Champions


Philadelphia Phillies (11)

Los Angeles Dodgers (9)

Washington Nationals (9)

Chicago Cubs (3)

Also receiving votes: Milwaukee Brewers (2), New York Mets (2), St. Louis Cardinals


World Series Champions


Houston Astros (11)

New York Yankees (10)

Los Angeles Dodgers (4)

Philadelphia Phillies (4)

Washington Nationals (3)

Boston Red Sox (3)

Also receiving votes: Cleveland Indians, Chicago Cubs


Full voting results can be found here.

Dave Cherman

Across the Seams Manager, also a former player and umpire and New York-based lawyer who spends his free time studying advanced statistics and obsessing over fantasy trades. Will debate with you about most anything.

2 responses to “Pitcher List’s 2019 Award and Playoff Predictions”

  1. Devon Travis says:

    Who voted for the blue Jays? ?

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