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2019 BBWAA awards finalists announced

Winners will be announced Nov. 11–14 exclusively on MLB Network
November 4, 2019

The Baseball Writers’ Association of America (BBWAA) today announced on MLB Network the three finalists for each of the 2019 BBWAA Awards, representing the American League and the National League for the Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year, Manager of the Year, Cy Young and Most Valuable Player awards. For

The Baseball Writers’ Association of America (BBWAA) today announced on MLB Network the three finalists for each of the 2019 BBWAA Awards, representing the American League and the National League for the Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year, Manager of the Year, Cy Young and Most Valuable Player awards. For the eighth consecutive year, MLB Network will exclusively televise the live announcements of the winners of each award during BBWAA Awards Week from Nov. 11-14. The complete list of BBWAA Awards finalists, along with the dates for each announcement, is below:

2019 BBWAA Awards Schedule
DateTimeAwardFinalists
Monday, Nov. 116 p.m. ETAL Jackie Robinson Rookie of the YearYordan Álvarez (Houston Astros), Brandon Lowe (Tampa Bay Rays), John Means (Baltimore Orioles)
Monday, Nov. 116 p.m. ETNL Jackie Robinson Rookie of the YearPete Alonso (New York Mets), Mike Soroka (Atlanta Braves), Fernando Tatís Jr. (San Diego Padres)
Tuesday, Nov. 126 p.m. ETAL Manager of the YearRocco Baldelli (Minnesota Twins), Aaron Boone (New York Yankees), Kevin Cash (Tampa Bay Rays)
Tuesday, Nov. 126 p.m. ETNL Manager of the YearCraig Counsell (Milwaukee Brewers), Mike Shildt (St. Louis Cardinals), Brian Snitker (Atlanta Braves)
Wednesday, Nov. 136 p.m. ETAL Cy Young AwardGerrit Cole (Houston Astros), Charlie Morton (Tampa Bay Rays), Justin Verlander (Houston Astros)
Wednesday, Nov. 136 p.m. ETNL Cy Young AwardJacob deGrom (New York Mets), Hyun-Jin Ryu (Los Angeles Dodgers), Max Scherzer (Washington Nationals)
Thursday, Nov. 146 p.m. ETAL Most Valuable PlayerAlex Bregman (Houston Astros), Marcus Semien (Oakland Athletics), Mike Trout (Los Angeles Angels)
Thursday, Nov. 146 p.m. ETNL Most Valuable PlayerCody Bellinger (Los Angeles Dodgers), Anthony Rendon (Washington Nationals), Christian Yelich (Milwaukee Brewers)

Hosted by Greg Amsinger, BBWAA Awards Week on MLB Network will feature live announcements of each award winner in the American League and National League by BBWAA secretary-treasurer Jack O’Connell. MLB Network’s coverage will also include live interviews with award finalists, winners and BBWAA members, along with insight from MLB Network on-air personalities including Hall of Famer John Smoltz, Ron Darling, Carlos Peña, Harold Reynolds, Bill Ripken and insider Tom Verducci. MLB Network’s extensive offseason programming will provide coverage leading up to and following each award announcement, including Hot Stove, High Heat with Christopher Russo, MLB Now, Intentional Talk and MLB Network’s Emmy Award-winning flagship studio show MLB Tonight.