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Carlos Correa

Cubs' Bryant, Astros' Correa voted top MLB rookies

Big expectations followed Kris Bryant and Carlos Correa from the moment each was drafted just a few years ago.

It didn't take long for both to deliver.

Bryant was a unanimous pick as NL Rookie of the Year on Monday, and Correa took the American League prize in a close vote by members of the Baseball Writers' Association of America.

"It's an unbelievable feeling," Correa explained on a conference call from his home in Puerto Rico, where he said thousands of proud supporters were waiting to celebrate with him. "It really means a lot not only for them, but me as well."

The surprise top pick in the 2012 amateur draft, Correa recalled how some...