Marlins’ Coughlan Has a Chance For Rookie Award

Posted: 15th September 2009 by Leslie Monteiro in MLB
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Andrew McCutchen, Dexter Fowler, Tommy Hanson, J.A. Happ and Chris Coghlan are candidates for the 2009 NL Rookie of the Year award. Writers nominate their picks on the final week of the regular season, and they mention who they selected in the final game of the season in Sunday's newspapers. This writer thought Coghlan's chances were slim at best in winning that award a month ago, but as the weeks have flown by, Coghlan's play garnered attention.'s Ken Rosenthal campaigned recently on Coghlan's behalf as this year's Rookie of the Year. He mentioned Coghlan made the Marlins offense better by doing what a leadoff man should do, which is getting on base in every game. He talked about Coghlan's batting average along with his on-base/slugging percentage as his reasoning to vote fo ...

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