Baseball • Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels and Bryce Harper of the Washington Nationals have been voted Rookies of the Year for their breakout seasons following late-April call-ups from the minor leagues.
Trout received all 28 first-place votes from the Baseball Writers' Association of America's AL panel and was the eighth unanimous AL pick. The 21-year-old center fielder hit .326 with 30 homers and 83 RBIs following his call-up from the Salt Lake Bees in late April.
Harper, who turned 20 last month, got 16 of 32 first-place votes and 112 points from the NL panel. Arizona pitcher Wade Miley was second with 12 first-place votes and 105 points, followed by Cincinnati slugger Todd Frazier with three firsts and 45 points. Harper, called up from Triple-A Syracuse, finished the season with a .270 batting average, 22 home runs and 59 RBIs.