Young honored

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November

Rays RF Delmon Young finished a distant second in the AL Rookie of the Year voting to Boston 2B Dustin Pedroia, but he was a unanimous selection to the Topps Rookie All-Star Team.
Young was one of five players chosen unanimously in a poll of major-league managers; the others were Dodgers 1B James Loney, Brewers 3B Ryan Braun, D'backs OF Chris Young and Astros OF Hunter Pence.

The full squad:

1B James Loney, Los Angeles (N.L) (98 games, 15 HR, 67 RBI, .331)
2B Dustin Pedroia, Boston (139, 8, 50, .317)
3B Ryan Braun, Milwaukee (113, 34, 97, .324)
SS Troy Tulowitzki, Colorado (155, 24, 99, .291)
OF Delmon Young, Tampa Bay (162, 13, 93, .288)
OF Chris Young, Arizona (148, 32, 68, .237)
OF Hunter Pence, Houston (108, 17, 69, .322)
C Carlos Ruiz, Philadelphia (115, 6, 54, .259)
RHP Brian Bannister, Kansas City (165 IP, 12-9, 3.87, 77 K, 44 BB)
LHP Hideki Okajima, Boston (69 IP, 3-2, 2.22, 63 K, 17 BB)

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