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Clearly, members of the Baseball Writers Association of America do not read UmpBump.

If they did, they would know that EDINSON VOLQUEZ IS NOT A FREAKING ROOKIE.

And yet, Volquez finished 4th in the National League Rookie of the Year voting.

Right.

And it’s the bloggers who don’t know what they’re talking about? We’re the uninformed?

By the way, if any of can find out who the three writers were who gave Volquez those 2nd place votes, please name them in the comments section.

5 Responses to “I give up.”

  1. Sarah Green says:

    Yep, it’s the name-’em-and-shame-’em approach that’s needed here.

  2. MLB correctly notes this (thank god) in their own article. Oddly, they also list a 3rd place vote for the ineligible Loney, but this is because their own they incompetently can’t delete an extra row from last year’s tabulation.

    http://mlb.mlb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20081110&content_id=3672675&vkey=news_mlb&fext=.jsp&c_id=mlb#nlroyvote

  3. Sarah Green says:

    Also, the BBWAA’s website is still incredibly hideous. The lime green is making my eyes leak a viscous, yellowish substance.

  4. Do you guys have the link for the AL ROY voting? I’m interested now to see how they voted over in the AL.

    Thanks

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