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IBWAA Announces – Rookies of the Year

The Internet Baseball Writers Association of America (IBWAA) announced the winners of the IBWAA Rookie of the Year awards Monday: Jake Cronenworth of the San Diego Padres and Kyle Lewis of the Seattle Mariners. This is the IBWAA’s 12th annual election for these awards. All IBWAA members were eligible to vote.

Election results are as follows:


1st Place: Kyle Lewis, Seattle Mariners- 557 points 2nd Place: Luis Robert, Chicago White Sox- 384 points 3rd Place: Christian Javier, Houston Astros- 33 points


1st Place: Jake Cronenworth, San Diego Padres- 468 points 2nd Place: Devin Williams, Milwaukee Brewers- 212 points 3rd Place: Alec Bohm, Philadelphia Phillies- 162 points

The IBWAA endeavors to serve the baseball writing community, representing more than 600 baseball content creators. We strive to increase visibility, networking, and opportunities for all of our members. Voting for full season awards takes place in September of each year, with selections announced in November. The IBWAA also holds a Hall of Fame election in December of each year, with results announced the following January.

Association membership is open to any and all Internet baseball writers and content creators. For more information please visit


Daniel R. Epstein and Jonathan Becker Co-Directors, IBWAA


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