Over in the National League, right-hander Craig Kimbrel, the Braves’ dynamic closer, set a major-league rookie record with 46 saves, tying for the 2011 saves league lead with Canadian right-hander John Axford of the Brewers.
Unfortunately, from seeming overuse, Kimbrel and the Braves’ bullpen faded in September and were passed by the Cardinals for the wild-card spot.
” According to her personal webpage, she has appeared in several TV shows including “The Girls Next Door” and “Entourage.” A quick search of the interwebs finds this story written by an anonymous poster that provides some “Page 6” details of Brignac and Anderson as well as some additional photos of the happy couple.
Soooo, Reid was 16 when Anderson won “Who Wants to be a Playboy Centerfold?
Hellickson led all major-league rookies in wins, innings pitched (189), ERA and opponents’ batting average (.210).
“I guess I was a little surprised,” the soft-spoken native of Iowa said. I’ve always believed in myself.”The four players he beat out were worthy candidates as well.
Carrie Underwood, Mike Fisher, Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton were all in attendance to watch the two exchange their vows.
The wedding party location holds special meaning for the couple, aside from sentimental value.
It should be noted that in the NL, unlike the Arencibia slight in the AL, Nationals rookie catcher Wilson Ramos did receive a second- and three third-place votes.
A week ago, while held captive as a kidnap victim in his native Venezuela, rookie voting was likely the furthest thing from his mind.
But Hellickson built his candidacy with a strong September.
The only two position players in the final voting were both first baseman and were coincidentally the only two players with enough plate appearances to qualify for a batting title, so that’s a solid Top 5.
before heading to Perry's parents' home for the reception.