Bold predictions for major MLB awards in 2017

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While the World Series recognizes baseball’s best team, the MLB awards honor the game’s best and brightest stars.

Looking ahead, who do those figure to be in 2017?

Which two second-year managers do we expect will win the Manager of the Year Awards?

Who will prevail between Andrew Benintendi and Yoan Moncada as the American League’s best rookie? Will anyone challenge Dansby Swanson in the National League?

Which junior-circuit pitcher are we expecting to see win his second career Cy Young Award? Who will prevail through a crowded senior-circuit field to win his first?

We expect youth to be served in both league’s MVP voting. Which second-year studs will prevail?

Who will win the major MLB awards in 2017?