Predicting every major award winner

With the 2021 MLB season silently creeping up on us, there's no better time to predict the award winners than right now. This season is going to be one for the ages, as we're following up a shortened season that was filled with many surprises. The MLB has taken many precautions to make sure that it won't happen again. We'll start with MVP and work our way up to Platinum Glove.


NL MVP: Juan Soto; Washington Nationals



Last year Juan Soto really broke out and became one of the most recognized players in the game, and even though it was a shortened season, we fully expect him to replicate that year and hit over 100 RBI's and 35 homers. He should be able to play even better as he is still getting better at only 22 years old! He has a bright future, and we think he'll bring home his first MVP of many.


AL MVP: Luis Robert; Chicago White Sox


This might seem like a stretch, but Luis Robert is the real deal. We barely saw a glimpse of what he can do in 2020, and we expect even more from him this year. Robert is on a loaded offense and will have tons of opportunities to drive in runs with runners in scoring position. He also is the big x-factor that should determine if the White Sox can make a big run at the title. He is definitely the White Sox's Most Valuable Player, and he also could be the league's.


NL Cy Young: Max Fried; Atlanta Braves


This also is a stretch, but Fried has been so good over the past two or three years that he has to be in the conversation. He has wipe out stuff, and is on a team that will provide him with lots of runs and amazing defensive plays to stop runs. Fried should breakout any time now, and we predict it to be in 2021.


AL Cy Young: Shane Bieber; Cleveland Baseball Club (Indians)



Indians ace won the Cy Young in 2020, but we think he can match that in a full 162 game season. He might have been ruffed up in the Wild Card against the Yankees, but we think he'll bounce back just fine and dominate the league in 2021. Shane Bieber might not get the run support, but he definitely won't give up too many runs.


NL Rookie of the Year: Sixto Sanchez; Miami Marlins


Because he still holds rookie eligibility, Sixto Sanchez has a great chance to be a breakout star in 2021. He had some amazing games in 2020, including a postseason win to clinch a playoff series win, throwing 5 scoreless innings with six strikeouts. He was dominant in 2020, and will also be in 2021.


AL Rookie of the Year: Julio Rodriguez; Seattle Mariners


If he plays in 2021, Julio Rodriguez will have an amazing year in 2021. While he is only 20, he still has the potential to be an amazing talent in his career. Julio has been ranked in the top five prospects by multiple sources, and for a good reason. He has dominated in the Minors, and he very well could carry that into the Major League's.


NL Manager of the Year: Jayce Tingler; San Diego Padres



The Padres have amazing potential heading into 2021, after acquiring Blake Snell and Yu Darvish. They have a young manager who makes good connection with his players. Tingler brought the Padres together last year to breakout, and they are even better this year. If they are going to rival the Dodgers, they need to make a big bond.


AL Manager of the Year: Scott Servais; Seattle Mariners


The Mariners have a great young core, and we project them to be way better than they have been recently. Even if they don't make the playoffs, the Mariners should improve big time under manager Scott Servais. Seattle could bring up so many young prospects to play in 2021, and especially if Julio Rodriguez does in fact win Rookie of the Year, the Mariners could get Scott Servais Manager of the Year.


NL Platinum Glove: Nolan Arenado; St. Louis Cardinals



After being traded to a defense heavy team, Nolan Arenado has already won a few Platinum Gloves in the NL. He could even improve on defense if that's possible for him to get better. He has been the go-to guy to look at amazing defensive plays, and we are excited to see him make those plays in a Cardinals uniform.


AL Platinum Glove: Luis Robert; Chicago White Sox


His second award prediction will likely give him a boost in the MVP voting. He has amazing speed and great reaction time, not to mention that he has made some great highlight reel plays as well. Robert might have the most athleticism in the league, and we can't wait to see him make some amazing plays throughout his entire career.

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