Results matching “awards”
Feb 22, 2015, 9:02 AM EDT
Jon Niese, Matt Harvey, and Travis d’Arnaud offer predictions for tonight’s Academy Awards …
Feb 19, 2015, 5:20 PM EDT
A pretty SABR-savvy move for a manager not often lauded as SABR-savvy.
Feb 16, 2015, 12:42 PM EDT
On this date 11 years ago the Rangers traded Alex Rodriguez to the Yankees in exchange for Alfonso Soriano and Joaquin Arias.
Feb 15, 2015, 10:59 AM EDT
Watch as Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria, Marlins president David Samson, and MLB commissioner officially peg Miami as the host city for the 2017 All-Star Game …
Feb 13, 2015, 8:05 AM EDT
Sports fandom, Wampeters, Foma and Granfalloons
Feb 12, 2015, 11:02 PM EDT
Miguel Cabrera’s status for Opening Day is in question as he makes his way back from surgery to remove bone spurs from his right ankle and repair a stress fracture in his foot, but the Tigers hope to have more clarity on his timetable soon.
Feb 9, 2015, 2:30 PM EDT
This year’s winner has been taken off the beat before he can even give his acceptance speech.
Jan 24, 2015, 2:40 PM EDT
From the start, even in those turbulent times, even though Chicago was finding its way in a changing America, people in Chicago did not see the color of his skin. From the start, Chicago loved Ernie Banks.
Jan 21, 2015, 10:48 AM EDT
Jan 19, 2015, 8:02 AM EDT
Many awards were handed out at the 57th annual St. Louis BBWAA Dinner on Sunday night, but it was an informal one from Bud Selig that really stood out.
Jan 16, 2015, 11:15 AM EDT
One fan base was going to be upset either way.
Jan 9, 2015, 8:00 AM EDT
This is . . . oh, my. This is hard to get one’s brain around.
Dec 15, 2014, 9:33 AM EDT
I hope it’s a Bud Selig-themed bar. Let’s imagine what that looks like.
Dec 7, 2014, 8:56 AM EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
The Giants share is a record high.
Nov 13, 2014, 6:56 PM EDT
Dodgers starter Clayton Kershaw adds yet more hardware to his mantle.
Nov 13, 2014, 11:42 AM EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
Recency bias, man. Recency bias.
Nov 6, 2014, 6:01 PM EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 …
- David Ortiz: “Nobody in MLB history has been tested for PEDs more than me” 64
- 2015 Preview: Chicago Cubs 11
- Unsigned 2014 No. 1 overall pick Brady Aiken undergoes Tommy John surgery 46
- 2015 Preview: Seattle Mariners 15
- Cardinals add “OT” patch for Oscar Taveras 76
- 2015 Preview: Pittsburgh Pirates 13
- 2015 Preview: San Diego Padres 22
- MLB is looking into some strange gambling tweets involving Marlins pitcher Jarred Cosart 47
- College baseball player cut after making offensive tweet about Mo’ne Davis (115)
- Ex-Cardinals outfielder Curt Ford was assaulted in St. Louis and told to “go back to Ferguson” (114)
- Mo’ne Davis says college ballplayer who wrote an offensive tweet about her deserves a second chance (88)
- Cardinals add “OT” patch for Oscar Taveras (76)
- Andrew McCutchen cut his hair for the first time in eight years (75)