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  1. HBT Extra: Who will win the Rookie of the Year Awards?

    Nov 10, 2014, 1:30 PM EST

    degrom getty

    Jose Abreu feels like a lock. But what about in the NL?

  2. Alex Gordon and Yadier Molina win Platinum Glove Awards

    Nov 8, 2014, 8:57 AM EST

    platinum glove award

    This is Molina’s third Platinum Glove Award in the four-year history of the award.

  3. Casey McGehee, Chris Young win Comeback Player of the Year Awards

    Nov 7, 2014, 1:30 PM EST

    casey mcgehee getty

    The Comeback Player of the Year Award: the one award you never want to have to be a candidate for and, if you are, the award you never want to win twice.

  4. Voting now open for the 2014 Platinum Glove Awards

    Nov 4, 2014, 8:29 PM EST

    platinum glove award

    The 2014 Gold Glove Award winners have been announced. Now you can help determine who wins the 2014 Platinum Glove — given each year (since 2011) to the top defensive player in each league.

  5. BBWAA Awards finalists announced on MLB Network …

    Nov 4, 2014, 6:02 PM EST

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    The Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) is announcing the top three finalists for American League and National League Rookie of the Year, Manager of the Year, Cy Young, and Most Valuable Player during a one-hour special airing right now (6:00 p.m. ET) on MLB Network. We will post those names here as they are rolled out …

  6. Pouliot’s 2014 National League awards picks

    Sep 30, 2014, 2:30 PM EST

    clayton kershaw getty

    You know Kershaw is the Cy Young. Is he the MVP, too?

  7. Pouliot’s 2014 American League awards picks

    Sep 29, 2014, 12:40 PM EST

    Mike Trout

    Trout vs. Martinez? Hernandez vs. Kluber? Here are one person’s picks for MVP, Cy Young and Rookie of the Year.

  8. Jury awards Jose Offerman’s bat attack victim $940,000

    Aug 27, 2014, 3:05 PM EST

    Jose Offerman AP

    Offerman ended a man’s career by hitting him with a bat. Now he has to pay for it.

  9. Jury finds the Dodgers partially negligent, awards $18 million to Bryan Stow

    Jul 9, 2014, 5:03 PM EST

    Bryan Stow

    The Dodgers, however, will only be on the hook for $4.5 million of that. Or less than 2% of their annual payroll.

  10. Yeah, setup men need not apply for the Rivera and Hoffman awards

    Apr 9, 2014, 12:31 PM EST

    trevor hoffman padres

    Does anyone thing Jim Johnson was the best relief pitcher in all of baseball the past two years? Yeah, me neither.

  11. Report: MLB to name relief pitcher awards after Mariano Rivera and Trevor Hoffman

    Apr 9, 2014, 11:03 AM EST

    Mariano Rivera

    Question: does this mean setup men will never be considered the best relievers?

  12. Did PED users cost Frank Thomas four MVP awards?

    Nov 19, 2013, 8:31 AM EST

    Frank Thomas

    Frank Thomas is one of the best hitters of my lifetime and that guy should be in the Hall of Fame on the first ballot, no question. He’s also a Hall-of-Fame-level call-out-his-contemporaries-on-their-PED-use-guy. Inner circle. He was at it again the other night at a speaking engagement: “I was the one player who was hurt the…

  13. HBT Extra: predicting the MVP, Cy Young and Manager of the Year awards

    Nov 11, 2013, 2:43 PM EST

    Mike Trout

    Kay and I play lightning round and predict who will win the big awards this week. Complete with a dig at Fredi Gonzalez!

  14. Manny Machado and Andrelton Simmons win Platinum Glove Awards

    Nov 8, 2013, 11:18 PM EST

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    The third-annual Rawlings Platinum Glove Awards were announced earlier this evening, recognizing the best defensive player in each league. Orioles third baseman Manny Machado won the award for the American League while Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons took home the honors for the National League. Only those who won Rawlings Gold Glove Awards were eligible for…

  15. BBWAA awards finalists revealed on MLB Network

    Nov 5, 2013, 6:01 PM EST

    bbwaa logo

    The Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) is announcing the top three finalists for American League and National League Rookie of the Year, Manager of the Year, Cy Young and Most Valuable Player during a one-hour special airing right now (6:00 p.m. ET) on MLB Network. We will post those names here as they are rolled out…

  16. The BBWAA awards finalists will be announced at 6PM Eastern

    Nov 5, 2013, 11:03 AM EST

    Andrew McCutchen

    The votes are all in and someone at the BBWAA knows who the MVP, CY Young, Rookie of the Year and Manager of the Year award winners are. They’re not gonna tell us who they are yet, but tonight they’re gonna tease us a bit: The Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) will reveal the…

  17. Mariano Rivera, Francisco Liriano win 2013 Comeback Player of the Year Awards

    Nov 5, 2013, 7:01 AM EST

    Mariano Rivera

    The Comeback Player of the Year: an award you never want to be a candidate for, but one which, if you win, represents a triumph. It’s gotta feel pretty good overall. And Mariano Rivera and Francisco Liriano are probably feeling pretty good today, because won the Comeback Player of the Year Awards for the AL and…

  18. Voting now open for Platinum Glove Awards

    Oct 29, 2013, 9:25 PM EST

    platinum glove award

    The 2013 Gold Glove Award winners have been announced. Now you can help determine which of those recipients deserves a Platinum Glove — given each year (since 2011) to one player in each league. Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina has won it both times in the NL and has to be considered the favorite again given…

  19. Posnanski pillories the pillars of awards voting

    Oct 1, 2013, 11:01 AM EST

    Detroit Tigers Miguel Cabrera looks at the scoreboard in the ninth inning of the Kansas City Royals' win in their MLB game in Kansas City

    The MVP is not the same thing as the best player. An MVP has to come from a winning team. The best pitcher has the most wins. The manager of the year has to be a comeback story. These are some of the many silly fictions of awards voting. Especially that first one because, man,…

  20. Your midseason awards winners, according to WAR

    Jul 1, 2013, 6:09 PM EST

    Carlos Gomez

    Here’s how WAR, both the Baseball-reference and Fangraphs versions, rates the top players as of the midway point of the season. AL MVP (Baseball-Reference) 1. Manny Machado – 4.9 2. Miguel Cabrera – 4.9 3. Chris Sale – 4.4 4. Dustin Pedroia – 4.3 5. Chris Davis – 4.2 AL MVP (Fangraphs) 1. Miguel Cabrera…

  21. Rollie Fingers is putting his Cy Young and MVP awards up for auction

    Apr 4, 2013, 2:30 PM EST

    Rollie Fingers

    Stars of the 70s and 80s putting their awards and memorabilia up for auction seems to be quite the trend lately. Steve Garvey, Kirk Gibson and now Rollie Fingers. From Don Walker of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel: The auction is being handled by SCP Auctions, and will be held from April 10-27. In addition to the Cy…

  22. And now: your early-season awards

    Apr 4, 2013, 9:13 AM EST

    Boston Red Sox Jackie Bradley singles in front of New York Yankees Chris Stewart in MLB game in New York

    What? If pundits and newspaper columnists are allowed to talk about “who won the offseason” and are allowed to draw grand conclusions about this team or that team after one or two games, Joe Posnanski is certainly able to hand out MVP hardware based on the early season performances: American League Rookie of the Year:…

  23. Gold Glove awards set to add ‘sabermetric component’

    Mar 8, 2013, 4:08 PM EST

    Rays Baseball

    The much-maligned Rawlings Gold Glove awards have long been decided by the managers and coaches around the league, even though such people are left with little enough time to watch other teams when they have to deal with their own for 162 games per season. That’s changing now, if only slightly. Rawlings announced that it’s…

  24. And the MVP Awards will go to …

    Nov 15, 2012, 9:27 AM EST

    Miguel Cabrera Getty

    Awards week concludes tonight when, at 6PM Eastern, the winners of the MVP Awards, as voted on by the Baseball Writers Association of America, will be announced on MLB Network.  Let’s break it down: The Finalists American League:  Adrian Beltre, Miguel Cabrera, Robinson Cano, Josh Hamilton, Mike Trout National League: Ryan Braun, Chase Headley, Andrew McCutchen, Yadier Molina, Buster Posey The Favorites: Everyone agrees…

  25. The Silver Slugger Awards are announced

    Nov 8, 2012, 6:05 PM EST

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    This year’s Silver Slugger Award winners are being unveiled tonight during a one-hour special on MLB Network. The Silver Slugger Award is given annually to the best offensive player at each position in the American League and National League and is voted on by coaches and managers. We’ll run the winners down here as they…

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