Thursday, August 18, 2022

Chris Young, Casey McGehee win Comeback Player of the Year Awards

On Friday Major League Basbeall announced it’s Comeback Players of the Year.

Chris Young won the award in the American League after missing the entire 2013 season. Young returned to pitch in 30 games for the Seattle Mariners in 2014 making 29 starts and posting a 3.65 ERA in 165 inning of work. The inning total was his highest since 2007.

Winning the award in the National League was Casey McGehee. After spending the previous year in Japan, McGehee returned to appear in 160 games for the Miami Marlins. The 32-year-old batted .287/.355/.357 with four home runs and 76 RBI this season.

McGehee is arbitration eligible for the coming season while Young is a free agent.

John Boarman
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