So, it’s not quite the Oscars or the Emmys. Heck, it’s not even the MTV Movie Awards nominees, but the MLB Comeback Player of the Year Nominees have been announced and fans get to vote for the finalists on MLB.com through September 30.
Here are your American League nominees:
Jim Thome, 1B/DH, Chicago White Sox
Coming back from injury and from the National League, Thome has had a resurgence back in the A.L. and is hitting like he did back in the day when he was part of a juggernaut Cleveland Indians offense that included Manny Ramirez and Roberto Alomar, Jr.