Could Chicago Sweep Baseball’s Rookie of the Year Awards?

August 4, 2009 by  

Could Kenny Williams and Jim Hendry be waving brooms in November?

In 2008, the Cubs' rookie standout was catcher Geovany Soto. He started the All-Star Game and won the National League's Rookie of the Year Award.

Meanwhile, on Chicago's South Side, Alexei Ramirez was a defensive Jedi the entire season and put up solid offensive numbers. He just happened to be a rookie the same season as Evan Longoria, and had to settle for runner-up to Tampa's third baseman.

But in 2009, Chicago might sweep the awards.

In front of a national television audience, the Chicago Cubs' Randy Wells made a case for the Rookie of the Year by owning the Reds in prime time. He's won eight of his last nine starts, improving his record to ...

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