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PN Round Table: 2012 MLB Award Predictions

This week on PhilliesNation.com, the writing staff took to predicting the 2012 MLB season. Site contributors including 97.5 The Fanatic's Pat Gallen, CSNPhilly's Corey Seidman, yours truly and others all took on the challenge of guessing which players would acquire some important hardware and proclaimed which individuals fans should look out for throughout the new season.

Have a look at my predictions, then click the link that follows to see what the full Phillies Nation staff had to say.

AL Cy Young Award Winner- Justin Verlander DET
NL Cy Young Award Winner- Cliff Lee PHI
AL Most Valuable Player- Albert Pujols ANA
NL Most Valuable Player- Matt Kemp LAD
AL Manager of the Year- John Farrell TOR
NL Manager of the Year- Charlie Manuel PHI
AL Rookie of the Year- Yu Darvish TEX
NL Rookie of the Year- Yonder Alonso SD
AL Hitter to Watch- Eric Hosmer KC
NL Hitter to Watch- Paul Goldschmidt ARI
AL Pitcher to Watch- Henderson Alvarez TOR
NL Pitcher to Watch- Jake Diekman PHI

See PhilliesNation.com's full season predictions by clicking HERE.

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