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Steven Kwan finishes third in AL Rookie of the Year voting

Steven Kwan finishing third in the AL Rookie of the Year race was the only outcome that was ever going to happen, and expecting anything else was setting yourself up for disappointment.

All three finalists (Julio Rodriguez, Adley Rutschman, and Kwan) had phenomenal seasons — one of the best rookie classes in a while, no doubt. But in reality, it was always a two-man race between Rodriguez and Rutschman. Even then, it was really just a race to see how many first-place votes Rutschman could take away from Rodriguez — which, by the way, turned out to be one.