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Rangers' Andrus second in AL Rookie balloting

Updated: November 16, 2009, 5:01 PM ET
By Richard Durrett

Shortstop Elvis Andrus fell short Monday in his bid to become the first Texas Rangers player in 35 years to win American League Rookie of the Year honors.

Oakland relief pitcher Andrew Bailey won the award, finishing with 88 points and 13 first-place votes in balloting by the Baseball Writers' Association of America. Andrus (65 points, 8 first-place votes) finished one point ahead of Detroit pitcher Rick Porcello (14-9, 3.96 ERA), who had seven first-place votes.

Bailey finished ...

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