There is nothing quite like seeing who wins the most coveted awards in baseball. Whether it's the MVP, CY Young, Home Run crown or Rookie of the Year, the race to the finish is always fun to watch.
This season has been quite the battle between the rookies. Some shining early, some staying consistent and other shining at the right moment.
Being a rookie is never easy. All the adjustments needed to receive playing time, not to mention dealing with the emotions, spotlight, criticism and more importantly the best of the best on a daily basis.
The race looks to be one that could go down to the final game of the season, if the top three contenders continue to impress down the stretch.
So here are my rankings for the top 5 candidates for Rookie of the Year in the American League.