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Braves News: Baseball Digest names Michael Harris ROY, important offseason dates, more

A notable honor for Harris, who put together an incredible 2022

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Award season continued as Baseball Digest announced its 2022 Rookie of the Year Award winner, and this year, Atlanta Braves outfielder Michael Harris II brought home the honors. Spencer Strider was a finalist for the award.

Harris owned a .297 batting average during the regular season and appeared in 114 big-league games after being promoted from Double-A in May. He also launched 19 homers and stole 20 bags.

21-year-old Harris is also a finalist for the Baseball Writers’ Association of America’s Rookie of the Year Award. BBWAA’s highly anticipated Rookie of the Year announcement will come on November 14.

Braves News:

There are several important offseason dates, including the qualifying offer deadline, non-tender deadline, and more.

Tyler Matzek had a 2022 plagued by injury after an incredible 2021 postseason.

A look back at Robinson Cano and Phil Gosselins’ 2022 seasons.

Contract expectations for shortstops around the league, BBWAA awards, and more in the Daily Hammer Podcast.

MLB News:

Miami Marlins outfielder Jorge Soler will remain a Marlin for the 2023 season after not exercising his opt-out clause.

Dusty Baker confirmed that he will return as manager of the Houston Astros in 2023.

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