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  1. Hall voter thinks Mike Piazza isn’t a Hall of Famer even if you ignore PED issues

    Jan 9, 2015, 8:00 AM EST

    10 METS FAYTOK

    This is . . . oh, my. This is hard to get one’s brain around.

  2. Miller Park to get a “new fan experience” which honors Bud Selig. Um, what?

    Dec 15, 2014, 9:33 AM EST

    MLB Commissioner Bud Selig speaks during a news conference in New York

    I hope it’s a Bud Selig-themed bar. Let’s imagine what that looks like.

  3. Steven Souza wins GIBBY for Play of the Year

    Dec 7, 2014, 8:56 AM EST

    souza

    The GIBBYs were initiated by MLB in 2002. They’re a bit silly, but any reason is a good reason to watch that play again. Souza got a Best Buy gift card from Jordan Zimmermann for the effort.

  4. The Hall of Fame ballot limit is a problem. But the composition of the electorate is a bigger one.

    Dec 5, 2014, 8:30 AM EST

    Cooperstown

    Opening up the ballot to more than ten votes is a good idea. But the fact is, only 50 percent of all ballots contained ten votes last year, and that was a record high. The real problem in Hall of Fame voting is not the ballot. It’s the voters.

  5. Bob Ryan suggests the Hall of Fame should take “complete charge” of PED issue

    Nov 30, 2014, 9:25 PM EST

    Barry Bonds

    Bob Ryan has a reasonable suggestion to help get rid of the controversy over issuing Hall of Fame votes for players suspected of using performance-enhancing drugs.

  6. Clayton Kershaw wins the National League Most Valuable Player Award

    Nov 13, 2014, 6:56 PM EST

    Clayton Kershaw

    Dodgers starter Clayton Kershaw adds yet more hardware to his mantle.

  7. Nick Markakis is close to re-signing with the Orioles

    Nov 13, 2014, 11:42 AM EST

    Nick Markakis

    Baltimore declined its $17.5 million option on Nick Markakis for 2015, making him a free agent after nine seasons with the Orioles.

  8. Clayton Kershaw wins the 2014 National League Cy Young Award by unanimous vote

    Nov 12, 2014, 6:20 PM EST

    clayton kershaw getty

    In the least-surprising result of this award season, Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw has been named the 2014 Cy Young Award winner in the National League by the Baseball Writers Association of America. It was a unanimous vote — the first since Tigers righty Justin Verlander won unanimously in 2011.

  9. 2014 Silver Slugger Award winners are announced

    Nov 6, 2014, 6:01 PM EST

    silver slugger getty

    The Silver Slugger Award is given annually to the top offensive player at each position in both the American League and the National League. Votes are cast by MLB’s coaches and managers.

  10. Video: Jason Heyward wins the Wilson overall Defensive Player of the Year Award

    Nov 5, 2014, 9:59 PM EST

    jason heyward getty

    The Rawlings Gold Glove Awards were announced Tuesday night on ESPN2. Fellow glove-maker Wilson got in on the act Wednesday on MLB Network, naming their own top defenders at each position along with an overall Defensive Player of the Year. That award went to Braves right fielder Jason Heyward …

  11. A’s do not plan to trade third baseman Josh Donaldson

    Nov 5, 2014, 7:48 PM EST

    josh donaldson getty

    Josh Donaldson is arbitration-eligible for the first time this winter and is likely to command a big sum of money, but the cost-conscious A’s aren’t even considering trading the star third baseman.

  12. 2014 Gold Glove winners

    Nov 4, 2014, 7:05 PM EST

    gold glove award 2013

    The 2014 Rawlings Gold Glove Award recipients are being revealed during an hour-long special airing right now (7:00 p.m. ET) on ESPN2. We will list all of the winners here, position-by-position, as they are announced by the Baseball Tonight crew …

  13. BBWAA Award finalists to be announced Tuesday at 6 p.m. ET

    Nov 3, 2014, 7:01 PM EST

    Clayton Kershaw

    The Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) will reveal the top three finalists in the American League and National League for the 2014 Rookie of the Year, Manager of the Year, Cy Young and Most Valuable Player Awards tomorrow night.

  14. 2014 Fielding Bible Award winners announced

    Oct 30, 2014, 7:24 PM EST

    Lorenzo Cain Getty

    The Fielding Bible Awards are back. And they have an interesting wrinkle this time around.

  15. MLB, Yankees and Mets to donate replicas of stolen items from Yogi Berra Museum

    Oct 27, 2014, 8:15 PM EST

    Yogi Berra AP

    Berra had two of his three American League MVP Awards taken as well as all 10 of his World Series rings.

  16. Gold Glove finalists announced

    Oct 23, 2014, 1:47 PM EST

    gold glove award

    On your mark. Get set. Complain!

  17. Craig Kimbrel wins Trevor Hoffman Award; Greg Holland gets Mariano Rivera Award

    Oct 22, 2014, 9:03 PM EST

    kimbrel holland mlb

    Major League Baseball announced in April that two new regular-season awards would be handed out every year, going to the top reliever in each league. The NL’s award was named after Trevor Hoffman and the AL’s was named after Mariano Rivera. Here, via MLB’s Twitter account, are the first recipients …

  18. Yogi Berra World Series rings and MVP plaques stolen from museum

    Oct 9, 2014, 11:02 PM EST

    Yogi Berra AP

    Authorities say that “several” of Berra’s World Series rings and two of his MVP plaques were among the items taken.

  19. Bill Plaschke apparently only hates acts of aggression when Yasiel Puig is involved

    Sep 24, 2014, 5:06 PM EST

    Plaschke

    Shocker: Plaschke has a serious double standard when it comes to Mr. Puig.

  20. What are the best MVP pairings of all time?

    Sep 3, 2014, 2:11 PM EST

    trout and kershaw

    Mantle and Aaron? Williams and Musial? Bonds and Rodriguez?

  21. Cubs prospect Kris Bryant on lack of September call-up: “I’m realizing this game is a business”

    Sep 3, 2014, 1:43 PM EST

    Kris Bryant Cubs

    Kris Bryant was the No. 2 pick in last year’s draft, hit .325 with 43 homers and a 1.098 OPS in 138 games between Double-A and Triple-A in his first full season as a pro, and will win a whole bunch of Minor League Player of the Year awards.

  22. Clayton Kershaw’s Cy Young odds have been taken off the board

    Sep 2, 2014, 12:30 PM EST

    Clayton Kershaw

    Gambling on baseball is dumb. But Kershaw for the Cy Young Award is a pretty safe bet.

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