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2003 MABL AWARDS

Go to: MVP | Cy Young | Rookie of the Year | Manager of the Year | Player's Choice

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MVP

Manager votes for up to 5 different players. Players received 5 points for a 1st place vote, 4 points for a 2nd place vote, 3 points for a 3rd place vote, 2 points for a 4th place vote and 1 point for a 5th place vote. Managers could not vote for players from their own team. In the event of a tie, the following tie-breakers were used: the player appearing on the most ballots breaks tie. If a tie remains, the player receiving the highest seed vote would break a tie. If a tie still remains, the vote is deemed a tie. Only players appearing on multiple ballots shown.

Most Valuable Player

Total
Points

1st
place

2nd
place

3rd
place

4th
place

5th
place

1 Kit Kadlec, Mets
Batted .392, 8th in MABL.
5th in MABL with 18 stolen bases.
6th in MABL with 19 RBI.
Compiled 4-3 record with 1.92 ERA and 62 K's in 47 innings.

53

5

6

0

1

2

2 Dan Jalbert, Cardinals
Led MABL in batting with .449 average.
Led MABL with .541 on base average.
Co-Led MABL with 25 RBI.

42

6

1

1

2

1

3 Gary Moran, Rockies
10th in MABL with .387 average.
3rd in MABL with 23 RBI.
Led MABL with 3 homeruns.

36

2

2

3

4

1

4 Frank Kowalski, Yankees

28

1

4

0

2

3

5 Billy MacDougall, Cardinals

25

3

0

3

0

1

6 Sandy Gonzalez, Dodgers

21

1

1

2

1

4

7 Nick Bondola, Indians

15

0

1

3

0

2

8 Garrett Fisher, Dodgers

11

0

2

1

0

0

9 Chris Demers, Orioles

10

0

1

1

1

1

10 Greg Kosc, Royals

6

0

0

1

1

1

11 Jeff Coveney, Yankees

6

0

0

0

3

0

12 Jeff McHugh, Yankees

6

0

0

2

0

0

Cy Young

Manager votes for up to 5 different players. Players received 5 points for a 1st place vote, 4 points for a 2nd place vote, 3 points for a 3rd place vote, 2 points for a 4th place vote and 1 point for a 5th place vote. Managers could not vote for players from their own team. In the event of a tie, the following tie-breakers were used: the player appearing on the most ballots breaks tie. If a tie remains, the player receiving the highest seed vote would break a tie. If a tie still remains, the vote is deemed a tie. Only players appearing on multiple ballots shown.

Cy Young

Total
Points

1st
place

2nd
place

3rd
place

4th
place

5th
place

1 Dan Shanahan, Giants
MABL best 0.40 ERA, allowing just 5 runs.
Tossed 3 shutouts.
7-1 record with 66 K's in 52.1 innings.
Minuscule 0.65 WH/IP ratio.

80

14

1

2

-

-

2 Michael McCarthy, Rockies
Finished with perfect 7-0 record.
Recorded 0.88 ERA.
Struck out 52 in 47.2 innings.

45

1

7

3

1

1

3 Bill Beauchesne, Mets
Led MABL with 8-2 record.
Recorded 0.86 ERA.
Struck out 55 in 65.1 innings.

43

2

3

3

6

-

4 Jeff Decoteau, Giants

31

-

3

3

4

2

5 Eamonn McDonough, White Sox

21

-

1

3

2

4

6 Jeff James, Cardinals

16

1

1

-

1

5

7 Rob Sherman, Athletics

10

-

-

2

1

2

8 Chris Demers, Orioles

9

-

1

1

1

-

9 Kit Kadlec, Mets

4

-

-

3

-

1

10 Brian Houlding, White Sox

3

-

-

-

1

1

Rookie of the Year

Manager votes for up to 5 different players. Players received 5 points for a 1st place vote, 4 points for a 2nd place vote, 3 points for a 3rd place vote, 2 points for a 4th place vote and 1 point for a 5th place vote. Managers could not vote for players from their own team. In the event of a tie, the following tie-breakers were used: the player appearing on the most ballots breaks tie. If a tie remains, the player receiving the highest seed vote would break a tie. If a tie still remains, the vote is deemed a tie.

Rookie of the Year

Total
Points

1st
place

2nd
place

3rd
place

4th
place

5th
place

1 Nick Bondola, Indians
Led rookies in practically every key offensive category: batting (.413), RBI (15), runs (26), hits (26), walks (14) and OBP (.519).

60

7

2

2

5

1

2 Jeff Decoteau, Giants
Compiled 6-3 record with 1.12 ERA.
2nd amongst rookies with 111 K's.
Batted a healthy .289.

55

5

3

4

3

-

3 Eamonn McDonough, White Sox
Top rookie with 0.89 ERA.
Compiled 5-4 record with 83 K's in 70.2 innings.
Batted a healthy .286.

49

1

6

6

1

-

4 Chris Demers, Orioles

37

4

2

-

3

3

5 Rob Sherman, Athletics

27

1

1

3

3

3

6 Joe Albano, Giants

14

-

2

1

-

3

7 Alan Donaruma, Mariners

9

-

1

-

1

3

8 Jose (Fabian) Alicea, Dodgers

5

-

1

-

-

1

9 Brian Houlding, White Sox

5

-

-

1

1

-

10 Santi Mazzeo, Athletics

4

-

-

1

-

1

11 Luke Foskett, White Sox

2

-

-

-

-

2

Manager of the Year

Each manager could vote for 3 other managers. Managers received 3 points for a 1st place vote, 2 points for a 2nd place vote and 1 point for a 3rd place vote. No manager could vote for himself. In the event of a tie, the following tie-breakers were used: the manager appearing on the most ballots will break a tie. If a tie remains, the manager receiving the highest seed vote would break a tie. If a tie still remains, the vote will be deemed a tie. Only managers appearing on multiple ballots shown.

Manager of the Year

Total
Points

1st
place

2nd
place

3rd
place

1 Brett Rudy, White Sox
Led White Sox to MABL #1 seed.
Compiled 19-6 record after finishing 11-14 just a year ago.
Signed rookies who earned 15 wins.

38

10

3

2

2 Ariel Frometa, Marlins
Earned Marlins a wildcard birth, turning around team that was 8-17 just one year ago.

18

3

4

1

3 Scott Gilefsky, Dodgers
Led Dodgers to top Bay State Division seed.
Compiled impressive 17-9 record.

14

3

1

3

4 Jeff Coveney, Yankees

8

0

2

4

5 Steve Coyle, Giants

8

0

3

2

6 Bill Rivers, Royals

7

1

2

-

7 Brian Cooper, Rockies

5

1

-

2

T8 Al Becker, Mets

3

-

1

1

T8 Scott Singelais, Cardinals

3

-

1

1

Player's Choice

An 'Elite' Team (A) and a 'Premier' (B) team are recognized. Team Elite are selects for the best team in the MABL, by position. Team Premier are selects for the next-best team in the MABL, by position.

Managers vote for 1 player for each position, plus 2 pitchers who are the all around best player at that position - offensively and defensively. Only performance at the position(s) nominated is considered.

Player's Choice
Elite Team (A)

Total
Votes

Elite
Votes

Premier
Votes

P1 Dan Shanahan, Giants

17

14

3

P2 Bill Beauchesne, Mets

13

6

7

C Dan Jalbert, Cardinals

15

7

8

1B Frank Kowalski, Yankees

17

13

4

2B Joe Albano, Giants

14

14

0

3B Gary Moran, Rockies

16

11

5

SS Nick Bondola, Indians

15

10

5

OF Billy MacDougall, Cardinals

16

15

1

OF Kit Kadlec, Mets

10

8

2

OF Greg Kosc, Royals

11

7

4

Player's Choice
Premier Team (B)

Total
Votes

Elite
Votes

Premier
Votes

P1 Michael McCarthy, Rockies

9

6

3

P2 Jeff Decoteau, Giants

8

2

6

C Sandy Gonzalez, Dodgers

14

7

7

1B Kevin Beliveau, Dodgers

8

3

5

2B AJ Bucciarelli, Yankees

12

4

8

3B Jeff Coveney, Yankees

7

3

4

SS Josue Feliciano, Dodgers

7

3

4

OF Santi Mazzeo, Athletics

7

6

1

OF Kyle Philson, Rockies

8

5

3

OF Mark Bowles, Indians

10

4

6

Managers could only vote for one of their own player on the 'Elite' Team (A) and one on the 'Premier' (B) team. Elite Team votes receive 3 points, Premier team votes receive 1 point. In the event of a tie, the following tie-breakers were used: the player receiving the most 'A' team votes will break the tie. If a tie remains, the player receiving the most overall votes will break the tie. If a tie still remains, the vote will be deemed a tie.

Player's Choice
Others Receiving Multiple Votes
(ranked by points, not by votes)

Total
Votes

Elite
Votes

Premier
Votes

SS Steve Corda, Giants

8

2

6

3B Chris Caprio, Cardinals

6

3

3

OF Garrett Fisher, Dodgers

8

1

7

OF Luke Foskett, White Sox

7

1

6

C Jeff McHugh, Yankees

3

3

0

1B Chris Ryan, Marlins

6

1

5

P Chris Demers, Orioles

4

2

2

OF Dan Dileo, Giants

4

2

2

OF Paul Bracco, Marlins

5

1

4

OF Mike Close, Rockies

3

2

1

2B Bart Lawyer, Rockies

6

0

6

P Jeff James, Cardinals

2

2

0

P Rob Sherman, Athletics

5

0

5

OF Conrad Paquette, Cardinals

5

0

5

P Eamonn McDonough, White Sox

3

1

2

3B Jeremy Broadwell, D'backs

3

1

2

OF Chris Chase, Reds

3

1

2

P Brian Houlding, White Sox

2

3

1

P Kit Kadlec, Mets

2

3

1

P Ken Kilduff, Yankees

2

3

1

1B Greg Cote, Mets

2

3

1

SS Alan Donaruma, Mariners

2

3

1

C Dan Field, White Sox

2

3

1

OF Drew Kowalevicz, Royals

2

3

1

2B Andy Katz, Marlins

3

0

3

3B Al Wiesner, White Sox

3

0

3

OF Mike Knell, Braves

3

0

3