Los Angeles Dodgers' Cody Bellinger named NL Rookie of the Year

Los Angeles Dodgers' Cody Bellinger named NL Rookie of the Year

Judge becomes the ninth Yankee to win the award, and first since Derek Jeter in 1996.

As expected, New York Yankees rookie right fielder Aaron Judge was unanimously named the 2017 American League Rookie of the Year on Monday night.

Boston Red Sox outfielder Andrew Benintendi finished second in rookie of the year voting, followed by Baltimore Orioles slugger Trey Mancini.

In the season's final month, Judge hit 15 home runs and knocked in 32 as the Yankees locked down a wild card. he led the league in FanGraphs WAR (8.2).

The Dodgers have captured back-to-back NL Rookie of the Year Awards following shortstop Corey Seager's successful bid for the hardware in 2016.

Bellinger bested Josh Bell of the Pittsburgh Pirates and Paul DeJong of the St. Louis Cardinals.

Bellinger also won the Sporting News NL Rookie of the Year Award and the MLB Players Choice NL Rookie of the Year Award last week.

-The Atlanta Braves hired former Los Angeles Dodgers and Toronto Blue Jays executive Alex Anthopoulos as their executive vice president and general manager, the team announced. Bellinger made his debut with the Dodgers in April.

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