MLB Delivery Man, Edgar Martinez and Comeback Player of the Year Award Winners

Click on the Individual for statistics and accomplishments. Click on the V for any complete voting results, if available.

Click on the Individual for statistics and accomplishments. Click on the Year for any complete voting results, if available.

The Designated Hitter of the Year Award was started in 1973 and renamed the Edgar Martinez Award in 2004. The Delivery Man of the Year recognizes the best closer in baseball (it was discontinued in 2013). The Comeback Player Awards recognize players who have overcome injury or adversity to play at a high level.

Comeback PoY

Comeback PoY Table
Year Edgar Martinez Award Delivery Man of the Year AL Comeback Player of the Year NL Comeback Player of the Year
2019 Nelson Cruz Carlos Carrasco Josh Donaldson
2018 Khris Davis David Price Jonny Venters
2017 Nelson Cruz Mike Moustakas Greg Holland
2016 David Ortiz Rick Porcello Anthony Rendon
2015 Kendrys Morales Prince Fielder Matt Harvey
2014 Victor Martinez Chris Young Casey McGehee
2013 David Ortiz Craig Kimbrel Mariano Rivera Francisco Liriano
2012 Billy Butler Fernando Rodney Fernando Rodney Buster Posey
2011 David Ortiz Jose Valverde Jacoby Ellsbury Lance Berkman
2010 Vladimir Guerrero Heath Bell Francisco Liriano Tim Hudson
2009 Adam Lind Mariano Rivera Aaron Hill Chris Carpenter
2008 Aubrey Huff Brad Lidge Cliff Lee Brad Lidge
2007 David Ortiz Jonathan Papelbon Carlos Pena Dmitri Young
2006 David Ortiz Mariano Rivera Jim Thome Nomar Garciaparra
2005 David Ortiz Mariano Rivera Jason Giambi Ken Griffey Jr.
2004 David Ortiz
2003 David Ortiz
2002 Ellis Burks
2001 Edgar Martinez
2000 Edgar Martinez
1999 Rafael Palmeiro
1998 Edgar Martinez
1997 Edgar Martinez
1996 Paul Molitor
1995 Edgar Martinez
1993 Paul Molitor
1992 Dave Winfield
1991 Chili Davis
1990 Dave Parker
1989 Dave Parker
1988 Harold Baines
1987 Harold Baines
1986 Don Baylor
1985 Don Baylor
1984 Dave Kingman
1983 Greg Luzinski
1982 Hal McRae
1981 Greg Luzinski
1980 Hal McRae
1979 Willie Horton
1978 Rusty Staub
1977 Jim Rice
1976 Hal McRae
1975 Willie Horton
1974 Tommy Davis
1973 Orlando Cepeda