The Baltimore Orioles’ farm system is at capacity, so it should come as no surprise that one of the team’s top candidates is considered the favorite for this award.
Henderson, 22, put one together .255/.325/.489 Slash with 28 long balls, 29 Double, 9 triples, 100 runs scored and 82 RBI – good for 6.3 WAR – for the O’s, who secured a playoff spot for the first time since 2016. He also stole 10 bases.
According to Stathead, Henderson joined Mike Trout, Cal Ripken Jr., Orlando Cepeda, Cody Bellinger, Corey Seager, Frank Robinson, Hanley Ramirez, Dick Allen as the 15th rookies age 22 or younger to play more than 65 extra base games. recorded hits. and Albert Pujols, all of whom were named rookie of the year. Also on this list? Joe D and Teddy ball game.
The Alabama native also had this insane stretch earlier this year.
He would be the first Baltimore player to win this award since Gregg Olsen in 1989. Two previous Oriole RoY winners had Hall of Fame careers: Ripken and Eddie Murray.
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