Major League players voted in September for the Players Choice Awards, and the winners will be announced on MLB Network on Nov. 3 at 8 p.m.
Kimbrel set the Major League rookie record with 46 saves and struck 126 batters in 77 innings. He threw 37 2/3 consecutive scoreless innings from June 12 to Sept. 9 and held opponents to a .178 batting average, even though he blew three of his last six innings.
Freeman hit for a .282 average with 21 homers in 2011. He also led NL rookies in batting average, hits (161), doubles (32), homers, RBIs, on-base percentage (.346) and slugging percentage (.448).Tags: Atlanta, Atlanta Braves, Craig Kimbrel, Freddie Freeman, MLB