Tampa Bay Rays closer Fernando Rodney was named the American League Comeback Player of the Year and Major League Baseball's Delivery Man of the Year.
San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey was named the National League Comeback Player of the Year.
Rodney joins Carlos Pena as the second Ray to win the AL Comeback Player of the Year Award. Pena received the honor in 2007.
Signed as a free agent to a two-year deal in January, Rodney turned in one of the best seasons ever by a relief pitcher in 2012.
Rodney, 3-5 with three saves and a 4.50 ERA for the Los Angeles Angels in 2011, had a career-year in 2012 for the Rays when he saved a career-high 48 games and set a major league record with a 0.60 ERA, the lowest among relievers with at least 50 innings pitched.
Rodney pitched 74 2/3 innings, allowing only 43 hits and 15 walks. He allowed just five earned runs.
His 0.60 ERA bested the previous record of 0.61 set by Oakland's Dennis Eckersley in 1990.
Rodney's 48 saves were a team record and the second most in the major leagues.
Rodney made his first All-Star team last summer. At 35, he was the oldest first-time All-Star in team history. He pitched a perfect ninth inning during the American League's loss in Kansas City.
His 96.0 save percentage (48-for-50) was tops in the major leagues and his .167 opponent's batting average was fourth in the AL.
Rodney joins Cliff Lee (AL, 2008), Brad Lidge (NL, 2008), Chris Carpenter (NL, 2009), Francisco Liriano (AL, 2010) and Tim Hudson (NL, 2010) as the only pitchers to be named Comeback Player of the Year.
After a broken leg ended his 2011 season on May 25, Posey responded by leading the NL in batting with a .336 average and career-highs in home runs (24) and RBI (103).