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MLB Rookie Offensive & Pitching Leaders

The 2017 season has seen some of baseball’s best young ball players becoming instant stars overnight, case in point New York Yankees phenom Aaron Judge. The right fielder leads his other AL rookie counterparts in home runs, runs scored, hits, RBIs, walks, triples, second in batting average, and third in stolen bases. Amongst American League rookies, clearly Judge is a very strong candidate for Rookie of the Year.

In the National League, Los Angeles Dodgers Cody Bellinger has a strong hold on the NL Rookie of the Year award as he leads all NL rookies in runs, home runs, and RBIs.

With a whole second half of baseball just around the corner, it will be interesting to see if both Judge and Bellinger can keep this same pace, or will another young up and coming star take over.

On the mound, Colorado Rockies Antonio Senzatela is making a good case as he leads all NL rookie pitchers with nine wins.

Check out all the leaders amongst the Rookies below:

BATTING AVERAGE
Ben Gamel, SEA – .338
Aaron Judge, NYY – .333
Trey Mancini, BAL – .323
Mitch Haniger, SEA – .293
Bradley Zimmer, CLE – .291

RUNS
Aaron Judge, NYY – 70
Cody Bellinger, LAD – 45
Ben Gamel, SEA – 39
Andrew Benintendi, BOS – 38
Josh Bell, PIT – 37

HITS
Aaron Judge, NYY – 89
Andrew Benintendi, BOS – 74
Ben Gamel, SEA – 73
Yuli Gurriel, HOU – 71
Trey Mancini, BAL – 70

DOUBLES
Yuli Gurriel, HOU – 19
Ben Gamel, SEA – 15
Hunter Renfroe, SD – 14
Manny Pina, MIL – 13
Cody Bellinger, LAD – 13

TRIPLES
Aaron Judge, NYY – 3
Manuel Margot, SD – 3
6 tied with 2

HOME RUNS
Aaron Judge, NYY – 27
Cody Bellinger, LAD – 24
Matt Davidson, CWS – 17
Hunter Renfroe, SD – 15
Josh Bell, PIT – 15

RBI
Aaron Judge, NYY – 62
Cody Bellinger, LAD – 56
Trey Mancini, BAL – 43
Andrew Benintendi, BOS – 40
Matt Davidson, CWS – 38

WALKS
Aaron Judge, NYY – 53
Josh Bell, PIT – 32
Andrew Benintendi, BOS – 29
Dansby Swanson, ATL – 29
Cody Bellinger, LAD – 26

STOLEN BASES
Andrew Benintendi, BOS – 9
B Zimmer, CLE – 7
Manuel Margot, SD – 7
Aaron Judge, NYY – 6


WINS
Antonio Senzatela, COL – 9
Kyle Freeland, COL – 8
Jordan Montgomery, NYY – 6

ERA
Jacob Faria, TB – 2.10
Danny Barnes, TOR – 2.14
Jose Leclerc, TEX – 2.91
James Pazos, SEA – 3.00

SAVES
Koda Glover, WSH – 8
Jose Torres, SD – 1
Jose Leclerc, TEX – 1
Austin Pruitt, TB – 1

STRIKEOUTS
Jordan Montgomery, NYY – 79
Antonio Senzatela, COL – 65
Jharel Cotton, OAK – 62
Alex Meyer, LAA – 62

David Conde
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