Rodney tops Dunn, Rios for AL Comeback Player of the Year

Rodney tops Dunn, Rios for AL Comeback Player of the Year
October 20, 2012, 10:25 pm
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Adam Dunn and Alex Rios' complete resurgence in 2012 following poor 2011 seasons were two of the biggest reasons the White Sox laughed in the face of 90-loss predictions to hold first place in the AL Central for most of the year.

However, neither season was good enough to earn American League Comeback Player of the Year honors, which went to Tampa Bay Rays closer Fernando Rodney.

Below is a quick look at the last two seasons for Dunn, Rios and Rodney. Check it out and leave us a comment with who you believe should have won the award and why.

Adam Dunn:

Season
AVG
HR
RBI
OBP
SLG
OPS
2011
.159
11
42
.292
.277
.569
2012
.204
41
96
.333
.468
.800

Alex Rios:

Season
AVG
HR
RBI
SB
H
2B
3B
SLG
OPS
2011
.227
13
44
11
12222
2
.348
.613
2012
.304
25
91
23
184
37
8
.516
.850

Fernando Rodney:

Season
SV
BS
ERA
WHIP
BAA
K
BB
2011
3
4
4.50
1.69
.224
26
28
2012
48
2
0.60
0.78
.167
76
15