...currently leads all NL rookies in VORP.
Duke, P, Pit: 23.3
Tejeda, P, Phil: 21.9
Barmes, SS, Col: 20.6
Francoeur, OF, Atl: 19.7
Weeks, 2B, Mil: 18.5
The Rookie of the Year award may come down to which of Duke and Francoeur keeps his MVP pace up longer. If they both fade, or if Francoeur fades and Duke gets shut down, I'd bet on Weeks. Tejeda probably isn't going anywhere but down, and Barmes hasn't played in months.
...BP also talks up the Bucs' rookies in a short article today.