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Welcome to the 2003 MLB.com This Year in Baseball Awards.
Brendan Donnelly was voted the "This Year in Baseball" Setup Man of the Year for the 2003 Major League Baseball season. Click here for a complete list of winners and final voting tallies. Nearly 800,000 ballots were cast for this year's awards by baseball fans around the globe. Thanks to everyone who voted.
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THE ROOKIE RIGHT HANDER WAS BRILLIANT COMING OUT OF THE PEN FOR MONTREAL IN 2003, POSTING A 2.92 ERA AND WINNING 10 GAMES IN RELIEF.
  56K | 300K


THE 12-YEAR VETERAN ENJOYED HIS FINEST SEASON, WINNING ALL EIGHT OF HIS DECISIONS WHILE HOLDING OPPOSING HITTERS TO A .182 BATTING AVERAGE.
  56K | 300K


DONNELLY'S ERA WAS AS LOW AS 0.38 ON JULY 22 AND HE FINISHED THE SEASON WITH AN IMPRESSIVE 1.58 MARK. HE LED THE AMERICAN LEAGUE WITH 29 HOLDS.
  56K | 300K


THE REIGNING CHAMP HAD ANOTHER STELLAR SEASON IN THE SETUP ROLE, RECORDING A MAJOR LEAGUE BEST 33 HOLDS WHILE STRIKING OUT 97 HITTERS IN 87 INNINGS.
  56K | 300K


HAWKINS WAS A MIDDLE RELIEF FORCE IN 2003, POSTING A 1.86 ERA TO GO ALONG WITH HIS NINE WINS AND 28 HOLDS (TIED FOR 2ND IN AL).
  56K | 300K


MOTA WAS ERIC GAGNE'S PRIMARY SETUP MAN IN 2003, POSTING A 1.97 ERA AND A 0.99 WHIP WHILE FANNING 99 BATTERS IN 105 RELIEF INNINGS.
  56K | 300K


NATHAN LED ALL MAJOR LEAGUE RELIEVERS WITH 12 WINS. THE RIGHTY HELD OPPOSING HITTERS TO A .186 BATTING AVERAGE, ALLOWING ONLY 51 HITS IN 79 INNINGS.
  56K | 300K


QUANTRILL'S 1.75 ERA WAS THE LOWEST OF HIS 12-YEAR BIG LEAGUE CAREER. HIS 28 HOLDS RANKED HIM FOURTH AMONG NATIONAL LEAGUE RELIEVERS.
  56K | 300K


SORIANO BECAME ONE OF BASEBALL'S TOP SETUP MEN, POSTING A 0.79 WHIP, 1.53 ERA AND STRIKING OUT 68 HITTERS IN 53 INNINGS PITCHED.
  56K | 300K


IN HIS FIRST SEASON IN THE BIGS, THE 21-YEAR-OLD WON 10 GAMES IN RELIEF FOR ARIZONA WHILE RECORDING A 2.57 ERA.
  56K | 300K