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Welcome to the 2003 MLB.com This Year in Baseball Awards.
Mark Prior was voted the "This Year in Baseball" Pitcher of the Year for the 2003 Major League Baseball season. Click here for a complete list of winners and final voting tallies. Nearly 800,000 ballots were cast for this year's awards by baseball fans around the globe. Thanks to everyone who voted.
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BROWN REBOUNDED FROM TWO INJURY-PLAGUED SEASONS TO POST A 2.39 ERA (2ND IN NL) AND WIN 14 GAMES FOR THE DODGERS. HIS 1.14 WHIP RANKED FIFTH IN THE LEAGUE.
  56K | 300K


GAGNE CONVERTED ON ALL 55 SAVE OPPORTUNITIES THIS SEASON WHILE SETTING THE MLB RECORD FOR CONSECUTIVE SAVES WITHOUT A BLOWN OPPORTUNITY. HE LED ALL RELIEVERS WITH 137 STRIKEOUTS.
  56K | 300K


HALLADAY TOPPED THE MAJORS IN WINS (22) AND INNINGS PITCHED (266) AND TIED FOR THE LEAD IN COMPLETE GAMES (9). HE WON 15 STRAIGHT DECISIONS FROM MAY 1 TO JULY 27.
  56K | 300K


HUDSON POSTED ANOTHER STELLAR SEASON FOR OAKLAND, RANKING IN THE TOP 10 IN THE AL IN WINS, KS, ERA, BATTING AVERAGE AGAINST (.223), WHIP (1.08) AND IP (240).
  56K | 300K


LOAIZA TOPPED THE AL WITH 207 KS, TIED FOR SECOND IN THE MAJORS WITH 21 WINS AND SET CAREER HIGHS IN ALMOST EVERY PITCHING CATEGORY.
  56K | 300K


MARTINEZ LED THE MAJORS IN ERA (2.22) AND WINNING PERCENTAGE (.778), AND TOPPED THE AL IN BATTING AVERAGE AGAINST (.215) AND WHIP (1.04).
  56K | 300K


MOYER BECAME THE FIRST 40-YEAR-OLD TO WIN 20 GAMES IN MORE THAN 20 YEARS. HE RANKED IN THE TOP 10 IN THE AL IN WINS, ERA, BATTING AVERAGE AGAINST (.246), IP (215) AND WINNING PERCENTAGE (.750).
  56K | 300K


ORTIZ TOPPED THE SENIOR CIRCUIT IN WINS, AND RANKED THIRD IN THE LEAGUE IN WINNING PERCENTAGE (.750) AND FOURTH IN BATTING AVERAGE AGAINST (.223).
  56K | 300K


PETTITTE TIED HIS CAREER HIGH WITH 21 WINS, RANKING HIM SECOND IN THE MAJORS IN VICTORIES. HIS 10-2 RECORD AND 3.24 ERA IN THE SECOND HALF HELPED THE YANKEES TO THE AL EAST CROWN.
  56K | 300K


PRIOR EMERGED AS ONE OF BASEBALL'S TOP STARTERS IN 2003, FINISHING IN THE NL TOP THREE IN WINS, KS, ERA, WHIP (1.10) AND WINNING PERCENTAGE (.750).
  56K | 300K


SCHMIDT DOMINATED HITTERS ALL SEASON, LEADING THE LEAGUE IN ERA, BATTING AVERAGE AGAINST (.200), WHIP (0.95) AND WINNING PERCENTAGE (.773).
  56K | 300K


SMOLTZ HAD HIS SECOND STRAIGHT SUPERB SEASON PITCHING OUT OF THE ATLANTA BULLPEN, REGISTERING 45 SAVES (2ND IN NL), A 1.12 ERA AND A 0.87 WHIP.
  56K | 300K