DETROIT (WJBK) - The Tigers Michael Fulmer has won American League Rookie of the Year.
Here is the official press release:
This season Fulmer went 11-7 with a 3.06 ERA in 26 starts. Fulmer was acquired by the Tigers in 2015 from the New York Mets in a trade deadline deal for outfielder Yoenis Cespedes.
He is the fifth rookie of the year winner in franchise history and first since Justin Verlander in 2006.
Fulmer won the award by garnering 26 of 30 first-place votes.