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ESPN's picks: NL Rookie of the Year

Florida Marlins outfielder Chris Coghlan was named the National League Rookie of the Year, outdistancing Philadelphia Phillies pitcher J.A. Happ for the award.

Coghlan received 17 of the 30 first-place votes, followed by Happ, who had eight, while Atlanta's Tommy Hanson and Pittsburgh's Andrew McCutchen had two each. Who was your choice?

NL rookie stats: Hitting | Pitching
AL Rookie of the Year page

THE TOP CONTENDERS

CHRIS COGHLAN, OF, FLORIDA

Coghlan was first among all major league rookies in batting, on-base percentage, hits and doubles. His .321 batting average was sixth overall in the NL.


TOMMY HANSON, RHP, ATLANTA

Hanson won his first five decisions and was first among MLB rookie starters in ERA, WHIP, batting average against (.225) and strikeouts per nine IP (8.18).


ANDREW MCCUTCHEN, OF, PITTSBURGH

McCutchen showed what he could do with a three-HR, six-RBI game Aug. 1. A five-tool player, he led MLB rookies in extra-base hits (47) and stole 22 bases.

ESPN'S NL ROOKIE OF THE YEAR PICKS

ESPN'S CHOICE:

CHRIS COGHLAN

VOTING TOTALS: Coghlan (12), Tommy Hanson (3), Andrew McCutchen (3), J.A. Happ (1), Garrett Jones (1).