It was a nice Monday for Wei-Yin Chen. It began with the birth of his first child, Karsten. His wife, Yi-Wen, delivered their son at 8:07 a.m.
On Monday evening, the Orioles’ left-hander got two third place votes in the American League Rookie of the Year Award.
As expected, Los Angeles’ Mike Trout, was the unanimous winner of the AL Rookie of the Year Award.
Oakland’s Yoenis Cespedes was second and Texas’ Yu Darvish was third. Chen finished fourth.
Earlier on Monday, Chen had revealed that he wouldn’t play for his native Taiwan in the World Baseball Classic.