Oakland Athletics center fielder Billy Burns earned fifth place in the American League Rookie of the Year Award voting with a second-place vote and three third-place votes, good for six points. Carlos Correa of the Houston Astros narrowly defeated Francisco Lindor of the Cleveland Indians with 124 points to 109.
Here's the breakdown of the voting, from the BBWAA:
Burns led the A's in batting average (.294), runs (70), base hits (153), triples (9), and stolen bases (26). According to A's Baseball Information Services, Burns led AL rookies in stolen bases, multiple hit games (47), and hits. The .294 average was second best in Oakland history by a rookie, shy of Mitchell Page's .307 in 1977.
Burns' second place vote was balloted by Hideo Kizaki of the Jiji Press, a Japanese wire service affiliated with the Seattle chapter of the Baseball Writers Association of America. Third place votes came from Paul Hoynes of cleveland.com (Cleveland chapter), Tim Booth of the Associated Press (Seattle), and Kristie Rieken of the Associated Press (Houston).