Best Breakout among Machado's nominations

O's slugger up for three honors; Davis a candidate for Bounceback Player

Best Breakout among Machado's nominations

BALTIMORE -- The Orioles' Manny Machado might have to buy another trophy case. The 23-year-old third baseman has been nominated for the Best Everyday Player, Best Defensive Player and best Breakout Player Awards as part of the Esurance MLB Awards. 
 
Machado -- named to this year's American League All-Star team -- entered Monday with 29 homers and 75 RBIs, batting .289 in 149 games.

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First baseman Chris Davis was nominated for the Best Bounceback Player Award. One year after hitting .196 with 26 home runs in 127 games, Davis is hitting .264 and leads the Majors with 43 home runs. 

Best Bounceback Player: Davis

The Esurance MLB Awards annually honor Major League Baseball's greatest achievements as part of an industry-wide balloting process that includes five components, each of which accounts for 20 percent of the overall vote: media, front-office personnel, retired MLB players, fans at MLB.com and Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) voters.

Individual awards will go to the Best Major Leaguer in addition to the winners in the following categories: The Best Everyday Player, Starting Pitcher, Rookie, Defensive Player, Breakout Player, Bounceback Player, Manager, Executive, Social Media Personality and Postseason Performer.

Winners will also be recognized for the year's best Offensive Play, Defensive Play, Moment, Single-Game Performance, Social Media Post, Celebrity Fan, Fan Catch, Interview, TV Call, Radio Call, Player-Fan Interaction, Video Board Moment and Trending Topic.

Voting will remain open through Nov. 13 by visiting mlb.com/awards. Winners will be announced live on MLB Network and MLB.com on Nov. 20.

Brittany Ghiroli is a reporter for MLB.com. Read her blog, Britt's Bird Watch, follow her on Facebook and Twitter @britt_ghiroli, and listen to her podcast. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.