Dodgers’ Walker Buehler places third in NL Rookie of the Year voting

first_imgDodgers pitcher Walker Buehler placed third in National League Rookie of the Year voting. The final tally was announced Monday by the Baseball Writers Association of America.Buehler received one first-place vote, one second-place vote, and 20 third-place votes. Atlanta Braves outfielder Ronald Acuña Jr. won the award and Washington Nationals outfielder Juan Soto finished second.Buehler, 24, went 8-5 with a 2.62 earned-run average in 24 games in his first full major league season – 8-4 with a 2.31 ERA as a starter. On the final day of the regular season, Buehler pitched 6-2/3 shutout innings against the Colorado Rockies to lift the Dodgers to their sixth consecutive National League West title.Votes were tallied after the final regular-season game. Cody Bellinger homer gives Dodgers their first walkoff win of season Dodgers hit seven home runs, sweep Colorado Rockies Dodgers’ Max Muncy trying to work his way out of slow start Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Errorcenter_img Fire danger is on Dave Roberts’ mind as Dodgers head to San Francisco How Dodgers pitcher Ross Stripling topped the baseball podcast empire Buehler also made a pair of memorable postseason starts for the Dodgers. In Game 7 of the National League Championship Series, the right-hander allowed one run in 4-2/3 innings in Milwaukee in an eventual 5-1 victory over the Brewers. Buehler shut out the Boston Red Sox for seven innings in Game 3 of the World Series – the Dodgers’ only win in the five-game series.The Dodgers had claimed the previous two Rookie of the Year award winners: Cody Bellinger in 2017 and Corey Seager in 2016. Buehler’s lone first-place vote came from Mikako Niwa of Sankei Sports.Related Articleslast_img