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2010 Major League Baseball Awards
MVP Award

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Josh Hamilton
Josh Hamilton, who led the Majors in batting at .359 and added 32 homers, earned 22 of 28 first-place votes.
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Joey Votto
Joey Votto, who batted .324 and slugged .600, earned 31 of 32 first-place votes for his first MVP Award.
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Cy Young Award

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Felix Hernandez
Felix Hernandez, who led MLB in ERA and innings pitched and was second in strikeouts, wins his first Cy Young.
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Roy Halladay
The Phillies' Roy Halladay is just the fifth pitcher in baseball history to win Cy Young Awards in both leagues.
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Rookie of the Year

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Neftali Feliz
Closer Neftali Feliz racked up 40 saves while going 4-3 with a 2.73 ERA for the AL Champion Texas Rangers.
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Buster Posey
Buster Posey hit .305 with 18 homers and 67 RBIs in 108 games before leading the Giants to a World Series title.
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Manager of the Year

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Ron Gardenhire
Ron Gardenhire, who had been the runner-up in five previous elections, finished on top for the first time.
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Bud Black
Bud Black of the Padres edged Dusty Baker of the Reds in one of the closest races in the history of the award.
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MLB.com This Year in Baseball Awards
For the ninth consecutive year, you, the fans, decided the top hitters, pitchers, moments and performances from the big league season.  Complete story | Complete results >
delivery of the year
Padres closer Heath Bell converted 47 of 50 save opportunities, set a career best with a 1.93 ERA and was the capstone of the Padres' bullpen, which kept the club in the postseason chase until the final day of the season.
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comeback players
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A question mark entering the season, Minnesota's Francisco Liriano set career highs in wins, starts, innings pitched and strikeouts.
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Tim Hudson, who made just nine starts in '09 after Tommy John surgery, went 17-9 with a career-low 2.83 ERA in helping lead the Braves to the NL Wild Card.
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Aaron Award
Jose Bautista, who led the Majors with 54 homers, and Reds slugging first baseman Joey Votto were named the winners of the 2010 Hank Aaron Award, given to the top offensive performers in each league.
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Clemente Award
Veteran Red Sox hurler Tim Wakefield was selected from among 30 nominees for the prestigious 2010 Roberto Clemente Award, which is given annually to the player who combines giving back to the community with outstanding on-field skills.
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players of the month

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Alex Rodriguez led the AL in RBIs (26) and slugging percentage (.667) in September, while tying for second with nine home runs.
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Troy Tulowitzki had an epic September, becoming the second player since 1900 to homer 14 times in 15 games and adding 40 RBIs.
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Pitchers of the month

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Left-hander David Price went 4-0 with a 1.67 ERA and 33 strikeouts over six starts in helping lead the Rays to the AL East title.
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Derek Lowe was a perfect 5-0 in five September starts, with a miniscule 1.17 ERA and a strikeout-to-walk ratio of 29:3.
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