Three times Arizona Diamondbacks players were robbed of awards

Let's look at three different times an Arizona Diamondbacks player was robbed of an award they deserved more than the voted upon winner.
Arizona starting pitcher Randy Johnson throws duri
Arizona starting pitcher Randy Johnson throws duri / JEFF HAYNES/GettyImages
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There are always winners during MLB’s award season where you wonder, “How did that player win that?” Rick Porcello won the Cy Young over Justin Verlander in 2016, Ryan Braun took home the MVP over Ryan Braun, or Derek Jeter won a Gold Glove with -16 defensive runs saved at shortstop in 2006. Sure, some awards are statistical hindsight, but there are cases every few years where the voting is egregiously bad.

What I want to look at today is three times when Arizona Diamondbacks were robbed of any sort of honor, whether that be an MVP, Cy Young, Silver Slugger, Gold Glove, and everything in between. There have been plenty of times this has happened in the Diamondbacks’ history. The only thing I won’t include is All-Star game snubs because that can be a whole topic of its own.

Note that I am only looking at seasons where the award in question was not robbed by another Diamondback. For example, Curt Schilling finished second place in Cy Young voting in 2001 and 2002 but lost to Randy Johnson (plus, in both cases, Johnson deserved the award).