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At the midway point of the season, BP’s staff sees four awards as runaways
and two as crapshoots. Here’s a look at our panel’s voting
for the big six honors.

AL MVP (5-3-1, first place in parentheses)

Alex Rodriguez 46 (8) Pedro Martinez 15 (2) Jason Giambi 9 Ivan Rodriguez 9 Carlos Delgado 5 Edgar Martinez 3 Troy Glaus 1

NL MVP (5-3-1, first place in parentheses)

Jeff Kent 24 (2) Mike Piazza 20 (2) Randy Johnson 16 (3) Barry Bonds 14 (2) Mark McGwire 8 (1) Jim Edmonds 6 Kevin Brown 1 Gary Sheffield 1

AL Cy Young (single vote)

Pedro Martinez 10

NL Cy Young (single vote)

Randy Johnson 10

AL Rookie of the Year (single vote)

Jeff Tam 8 Kazuhiro Sasaki 1 Russell Branyan 1

NL Rookie of the Year (single vote)

Rich Ankiel 4.5 Mitch Meluskey 3 Rafael Furcal 2 Tony Armas Jr. .5