Re: NL Rookie of the Year 2008
Originally Posted by Benihana
Um, Edinson Volquez anyone?
He doesn't qualify. He pitched for Texas in 2005, 2006, and 2007, accumulating enough innings that he isn't a rookie anymore.
Edit: I believe you have to start the season with <50IP for it to be considered your rookie season, and Volquez started with something like 80 or so.
"Somebody will be bigger, stronger and faster than you, growing up," Griffey said with a shrug. "So why worry about it? As long as you don't let them outwork you, and you can look yourself in the mirror, then that's all you should worry about. Never worry about what somebody else is doing."