IBWAA Announces 2010 Miseason Awards and All-Star Selections

The Internet Baseball Writers Association of America (IBWAA) announced its second annual midseason awards Thursday, July 1, 2010, along with its All-Star Game lineup choices.

Los Angeles - The Internet Baseball Writers Association of America (IBWAA) announced its second annual midseason awards Thursday, along with its All-Star Game lineup choices.

Voting results are as follows:

2010 American League All-Star Game Starting Lineup

First Base: Miguel Cabrera
Second Base: Robinson Cano
Shortstop: Derek Jeter
Third Base: Evan Longoria
Catcher: Joe Mauer
Outfield: Josh Hamilton
Outfield: Vernon Wells
Oufield: Ichiro Suzuki

DH: Vladimir Guerrero

2010 American League Midseason Awards

MVP: (Tie) Robinson Cano, Miguel Cabrera.
Cy Young: David Price
Rookie: Austin Jackson
Manager: Ron Washington

2010 National League All-Star Game Starting Lineup:

First Base: Albert Pujols
Second Base: Martin Prado
Shortstop: Hanley Ramirez
Third Base: David Wright
Catcher: Miguel Olivo
Outfield: Andre Ethier
Outfield: Ryan Braun
Outfield: Corey Hart

2010 National League Midseason Awards

MVP: Ubaldo Jimenez
Cy Young: Ubaldo Jimenez
Rookie Jason Heyward
Manager: Bud Black

Ubaldo Jimenez received unanimous support for NL Cy.

The IBWAA was established July 4, 2009 by Howard Cole, editor of BaseballSavvy.com, to organize and promote the growing online baseball media, and to serve as an alternative voice to the BBWAA.

Among others, IBWAA members include Kevin Braun, assistant editor of Georgia Magazine and former copy editor at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution; Tim Brown, YahooSports; Tom Hoffarth, Media/General Columnist, Los Angeles Daily News; Tony Jackson, Dodgers reporter, ESPNLosAngeles.com; Ben Maller, FoxSports.com; David Pinto, BaseballMusings.com; Gary Warner, Travel Editor, Orange County Register; and prominent baseball authors Peter Golenbock, Dan Schlossberg and Seth Swirsky.

Association membership is open to any and all Internet baseball writers, with a yearly fee of $20. Discounts for groups and scholarships are available.

For more information on the IBWAA, please visit the temporary webpage here, http://www.baseballsavvy.com/internetbaseballwriters.html.

Contact:

Howard Cole
Director, IBWAA
baseballsavvy@aol.com

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