Favorites emerge in ROY race for stretch run The younger stars in Seattle and Atlanta are not

The younger stars in Seattle and Atlanta are not going everywhere -- with a month to go in the everyday season, Julio Rodríguez

and Spencer Strider are the strong Rookie of the Year favorites. J-Rod and Strider have a commanding lead within the MLB.Com Rookie of  

the Year ballot  for the fourth immediately time, with Rodríguez receiving almost all of the first-region votes inside the American League and 

Strider receiving the bulk inside the National League The Mariners and Braves also are the handiest teams with a couple of learners

in the pinnacle five in each league, with Rodríguez's teammate George Kirby joining him at No. 5 in the AL and Strider's teammate 

Michael Harris II joining him at No. 2 in the NL A panel of MLB.Com voters was asked to rank the pinnacle five Rookie of the Year applicants

in each league based totally on what's came about to this point and what they count on will happen over the relaxation of the 2022 

season. Rookies received vote factors on a five-4-three-2-1 scale -- five factors for a primary-area vote, four factors for a 2nd-place

vote and so on, with 42 citizens collaborating Here are the outcomes. (All stats are via Wednesday.) AMERICAN LEAGUE  Julio Rodríguez,