Results matching “awards”
Jan 9, 2015, 8:00 AM EST
This is . . . oh, my. This is hard to get one’s brain around.
Dec 15, 2014, 9:33 AM EST
I hope it’s a Bud Selig-themed bar. Let’s imagine what that looks like.
Dec 7, 2014, 8:56 AM EST
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.
Dec 5, 2014, 8:30 AM EST
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.
Nov 30, 2014, 9:25 PM EST
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.
Nov 24, 2014, 1:00 PM EST
The Giants share is a record high.
Nov 13, 2014, 6:56 PM EST
Dodgers starter Clayton Kershaw adds yet more hardware to his mantle.
Nov 13, 2014, 11:42 AM EST
Baltimore declined its $17.5 million option on Nick Markakis for 2015, making him a free agent after nine seasons with the Orioles.
Nov 12, 2014, 6:20 PM EST
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.
Nov 7, 2014, 4:43 PM EST
Recency bias, man. Recency bias.
Nov 6, 2014, 6:01 PM EST
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.
Nov 5, 2014, 9:59 PM EST
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 …
Nov 5, 2014, 7:48 PM EST
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.
Nov 4, 2014, 7:05 PM EST
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 …
Nov 3, 2014, 7:01 PM EST
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.
Oct 30, 2014, 7:24 PM EST
The Fielding Bible Awards are back. And they have an interesting wrinkle this time around.
Oct 27, 2014, 8:15 PM EST
Berra had two of his three American League MVP Awards taken as well as all 10 of his World Series rings.
Oct 23, 2014, 1:47 PM EST
On your mark. Get set. Complain!
Oct 22, 2014, 9:03 PM EST
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 …
Oct 9, 2014, 11:02 PM EST
Authorities say that “several” of Berra’s World Series rings and two of his MVP plaques were among the items taken.
Clayton Kershaw-for-MVP tidbit: Plenty of voters didn’t pick Bob Gibson and his 1.12 ERA for MVP in 1968
Sep 25, 2014, 3:49 PM EST
Not everyone thought 305 innings of a 1.12 ERA equaled MVP.
Sep 24, 2014, 5:06 PM EST
Shocker: Plaschke has a serious double standard when it comes to Mr. Puig.
Sep 3, 2014, 2:11 PM EST
Mantle and Aaron? Williams and Musial? Bonds and Rodriguez?
Sep 3, 2014, 1:43 PM EST
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.
Sep 2, 2014, 12:30 PM EST
Gambling on baseball is dumb. But Kershaw for the Cy Young Award is a pretty safe bet.
- Great Moments in Media Arrogance: Marshawn Lynch edition 103
- Nationals sign former Blue Jays closer Casey Janssen 9
- Ichiro Suzuki’s deal with the Marlins is worth $2 million 28
- Orioles acquire outfielder Travis Snider from Pirates 34
- Not so fast on the Bud Selig Hall of Fame talk 50
- Blue Jays sign president and CEO Paul Beeston to extension through 2015 26
- Reds sign four-year contract extension with Devin Mesoraco 11
- The Yankees are going to try to get out of paying A-Rod his contract incentives 82
- Rob Manfred, new Major League Baseball commissioner, suggests ban on defensive shifts (118)
- Great Moments in Media Arrogance: Marshawn Lynch edition (115)
- Why “Deflategate” would never happen in baseball (93)
- The Yankees are going to try to get out of paying A-Rod his contract incentives (82)
- Comments of the Day: some of you guys aren’t big Bud Selig fans (77)