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Cubs' Kris Bryant, Astros' Carlos Correa are chosen rookies of the year

Cubs' Kris Bryant, Astros' Carlos Correa are chosen rookies of the year

Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant was a unanimous pick as National League rookie of the year, and Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa earned the honor in the American League.

Bryant made his debut on April 17 and became an All-Star. The 23-year-old hit .275, leading all rookies with 26 home runs, 31 doubles and 99 runs batted in as Chicago returned to the playoffs for the first time since 2008

He received all 30 first-place votes for 150 points from the Baseball Writers' Assn. of America in balloting announced Monday. San Francisco third baseman Matt Duffy was second with 70 points and Pittsburgh infielder Jung...

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