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New York Yankees: Is Ivan Nova a Rookie of the Year Candidate?

all the discussion of 2011 awards, I haven't heard much mention of Ivan Nova for Rookie of the Year. Puzzling as it is, Nova HAS flown under the radar as not only one of the best rookies in the league, but has been one of the best pitchers in the league.

Nova was sent down to the minors a few months ago to make room for Phil Hughes, who had been coming off the DL at the time. Nova was reportedly upset, and rightfully so; he had pitched far better than Hughes and didn't deserve the treatment he got. As a matter of fact, you could make the case that Nova has been the second-best pitcher on the Yankees overall—a case that when looking at the numbers, is easy to make.

Since returning from the minors, Nova has been a man on a mission. ...

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