MLB: Top 10 rookies of 2017
Plenty of rookies dazzled on the MLB stage in 2017, but which ones stood out the most?
There’s a reason baseball (and all sports, really) gives out an annual Rookie of the Year award apart from recognizing the accomplishments of first-year players. These young men could be among the next generation of great players, and they should thus be recognized accordingly as they continue to develop in their young careers.
MLB’s 2017 rookie pool may have seemed shallow, what with Aaron Judge and Cody Bellinger wowing fans night after night with their incredible home run power, but keep in mind that the respective AL and NL Rookies of the Year competed with other players with which to keep up throughout the regular season.
Thus, as we prepare to bring the year to a close, here are the ten best MLB rookies of 2017.