MIAMI - The Sporting News on Monday named Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez as its National League Rookie of the Year.
The 21-year-old beat out Los Angeles' Yasiel Puig. Fernandez finished with 12 wins, 187 strikeouts, and was second in the NL with a 2.19 earned-run average.
Major League Baseball will hand out its official Rookie of the Year honors in November.
The Tampa Bay Rays' Will Myers was the Sporting News' American League honoree.
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