2020 MLB AL & NL Rookie of the Year Odds Tracker
- Track how each contender’s odds of winning the AL and NL Rookie of the Year awards have changed over the course of the 2020 season
- View past winners from the last decade
- See the latest odds to win ROY in both leagues at trusted online sportsbooks
Major League Baseball has been honoring its top freshmen since 1947 when Brooklyn Dodgers infielder Jackie Robinson won the inaugural Rookie of the Year Award after hitting .297 with 12 home runs and 48 RBIs. No rookie has had the same cultural and historical impact as Robinson since, but plenty of first year players have shown flashes of brilliance while contributing to the success of their teams.
We’ve been tracking the American League and National League Rookie of the Year races and have included the odds of the top contenders, below. The graphs have been generated by averaging the latest odds from our most trusted sportsbooks to help you better determine each player’s probability of coming out on top.
Bookmark this page and visit it regularly to see how the odds for the top contenders ebb and flow throughout the 2020 MLB season.
- July 9: Jesus Luzardo (Oakland, P) has seen his odds improve nearly two-fold since April (+614 to +383) and he is now second-favorite behind Luis Robert.
- Apr. 28: Luis Robert is now the outright favorite at +310.
- Mar. 19: Early bettors are keen on Luis Robert (+400) and Jesus Luzardo (+600), who improved from +550 and +975, respectively, since Mar. 5.
- Mar. 3: Flame-throwing Michael Kopech opens as the AL ROY favorite at +300, followed by Detroit’s own prized pitching prospect Casey Mize at +450.
2020 American League Rookie of the Year Odds
|Player (Position)||Team||2020 AL Rookie of the Year Odds|
|Luis Robert (OF)||White Sox||+267|
|Jesus Luzardo (P)||Athletics||+383|
|Michael Kopech (P)||White Sox||+600|
|Casey Mize (P)||Tigers||+833|
|Brendan McKay (P/DH)||Rays||+950|
|Jo Adell (OF)||Angels||+1233|
|Evan White (1B)||Mariners||+1667|
|Nate Pearson (P)||Blue Jays||+2067|
|Forrest Whitley (P)||Astros||+2133|
|Wander Franco (SS)||Rays||+2400|
Odds as of July 9, 2020.
|2010||Neftali Feliz (P)||Texas Rangers|
|2011||Jeremy Hellickson (P)||Tampa Bay Rays|
|2012||Mike Trout (OF)||Los Angeles Angels|
|2013||Wil Myers (OF)||Tampa Bay Rays|
|2014||Jose Abreu (1B)||Chicago White Sox|
|2015||Carlos Correa (SS)||Houston Astros|
|2016||Michael Fulmer (P)||Detroit Tigers|
|2017||Aaron Judge (OF)||New York Yankees|
|2018||Shohei Ohtani (P/DH)||Los Angeles Angels|
|2019||Yordan Alvarez (DH)||Houston Astros|
- July 9: STL outfielder Dylan Carlson moved from outside of the top five all the way to second-favorite (+1202 to +917) as bettors expect him to see time in the lineup out of the gate.
- Apr. 27: It seems no price is too short for Lux, who improved from +237 all the way to +200 over the last month.
- Mar. 19: If you thought +350 was a short price for Lux, look away. The Dodger infielder is now +238 on average. No one else is shorter than +1000.
- Mar. 3: Gavin Lux is the short-shot, opening at +350. No other player is better than +800 at the outset.
2020 National League Rookie of the Year Odds
|Player (Position)||Team||2020 NL Rookie of the Year Odds|
|Gavin Lux (SS)||Dodgers||+200|
|Dylan Carlson (OF)||Cardinals||+917|
|Carter Kieboom (3B)||Nationals||+967|
|Mitch Keller (P)||Pirates||+1050|
|MacKenzie Gore (P)||Padres||+1133|
|Dustin May (P)||Dodgers||+1200|
|Brendan Rodgers (2B)||Rockies||+1367|
|Jon Duplantier (P)||Diamondbacks||+1833|
Odds as of July 9, 2020.
|2010||Buster Posey (C)||San Francisco Giants|
|2011||Craig Kimbrel (P)||Atlanta Braves|
|2012||Bryce Harper (OF)||Washington Nationals|
|2013||Jose Fernandez (P)||Miami Marlins|
|2014||Jacob deGrom (P)||New York Mets|
|2015||Kris Bryant (3B)||Chicago Cubs|
|2016||Corey Seager (SS)||Los Angeles Dodgers|
|2017||Cody Bellinger (1B)||Los Angeles Dodgers|
|2018||Ronald Acuna Jr. (OF)||Atlanta Braves|
|2019||Pete Alonso (1B)||New York Mets|
Archived MLB Rookie of the Year Odds: 2019