Would Rays Be Able To Secure the AL Awards with Kevin Cash and Blake Snell as Finalists?

The MLB’s most anticipated week is about to begin. Starting Monday some of the biggest awards will be held out to the most eligible candidates along with BBWAA awards being presented to the major four each night.

Rays fans are expected to be most excited for the Tuesday and Wednesday nights for Kevin Cash has been announced the finalist for the AL Manager of the Year Award for which the results will be announced on Tuesday night and another big news is Black Snell being nominated for the AL CY Young Award.

David Price has previously won one CY Young Award back in 2012 for the Rays and Joe Maddon for the Manager of the year back in 2008 and 2011

Following is the list of the finalists for each award according to the days they are going to be announced. The announcements will be made during live shows between 6 to 7 pm on MLB Network:

Monday –Rookie of the Year Award


Nominees from AL:

3B Miguel Andújar of Yankees

DH/RHP Shohei Ohtani of Angels

INF Gleyber Torres of Yankees

And the nominees from NL:


OF Ronald Acuña Jr. of Braves

RHP Walker Buehler of Dodgers

OF Juan Soto of Nationals


Tuesday – Manager of the Year Award

Nominees from AL:


Kevin Cash of Rays

Alex Cora of Red Sox

Bob Melvin of Athletics.

Nominees from NL:


Bud Black of Rockies

Craig Counsell of Brewers

Brian Snitker of Braves



Wednesday – Cy Young Award

Nominees from AL:


Corey Kluber of Indians

Blake Snell of Rays

Justin Verlander of Astros

Nominees from NL:


Jacob deGrom of NY Mets

Aaron Nola of Phillies

Max Scherzer of Nationals




Thursday – MVP

Nominees from AL:


OF Mookie Betts of Red Sox

INF José Ramírez of Indians

OF Mike Trout of Angels

Nominees from NL:


3B Nolan Arenado of Rockies

INF Javier Báez of Cubs

OF Christian Yelich of Brewers


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