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MLB Power Rankings: Each League's Top 3 Candidates for Rookie of the Year
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With Major League Baseball entering its third month of the 2011 season, many rookies are making their mark on their respective teams.

Teams like the Cleveland Indians and Arizona Diamondbacks have surprised the leagues with solid performances from Asdrubal Cabrera and outstanding play from Justin Upton and Stephen Drew.

However, the rookies in 2011 are stealing the show so far.

Great seasons from Michael Pineda, Jeremy Hellickson and Danny Espinosa are just a few examples of how the Major League rookies are impressing teams and fans.

With so much rookie excellence, the competition for Rookie of the Year in both leagues will be tightly contested.

So here is my opinion on which three rookies from each league are leading the way to claiming the Rookie of the Year distinction so far in 2011.

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