Judge, Bellinger named rookies of the year
NEW YORK — Aaron Judge and Cody Bellinger have been voted unanimously as baseball’s Rookies of the Year after their record-setting home run binges lifted the New York Yankees and Los Angeles Dodgers into the post-season. Judge won American League honours, becoming the first Yankees player to receive the award since Derek Jeter in 1996. Bellinger took the National League award, giving the Dodgers a record 18th Rookie of the Year winner. Judge led the AL with 52 home runs, a rookie record. Bellinger hit 39 homers for an NL rookie record.