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Newsday poll: Nova frontrunner for AL ROY

Ivan Nova #47 of the New York Yankees

Ivan Nova #47 of the New York Yankees pitches against the Los Angeles Angels at Yankee Stadium. (Aug. 10, 2011) Photo Credit: Jim McIsaac

According to a poll of Newsday's readers, Ivan Nova is the clear favorite to take home the American League Rookie of the Year award. He easily outdistanced Angels first basemen Mark Trumbo, and three other candidates.

The full results:

Nova (15-4, 3.81 ERA): 60%

SP Jeremy Hellickson, TB (13-10, 2.91 ERA): 6%

RP Jordan Walden, LAA (5-3, 31 saves, 2.41 ERA): 8%

1B Eric Hosmer, KC (.287, 17 HR, 70 RBI): 12%

Trumbo, LAA (.256, 27 HR, 82 RBI): 14%


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