Living up to the hype: Bryce Harper is the NL Rookie of the Year
In a rather hotly contested race, Harper won the National League Rookie of the Year award, narrowly edging out Wade Miley of the Diamondbacks.
Harper had 16 first place votes, 6 seconds place votes, and 6 third place votes. He was the only player to appear on all 32 ballots, for a total of 112 points.
Miley finished with 12 first place votes, and racked up 105 points
Todd Frazier and Wilin Rosario got the remaining first place votes. Norichika Aoki, Yonder Alonzo, Matt Carpenter and Jordan Pacheco were the other players who received votes.
Congrats to Bryce Harper, the 2012 National League Rookie of the Year!