Results matching “awards”
Feb 15, 2015, 10:59 AM EST
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 EST
Sports fandom, Wampeters, Foma and Granfalloons
Feb 12, 2015, 11:02 PM EST
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 EST
This year’s winner has been taken off the beat before he can even give his acceptance speech.
Jan 24, 2015, 2:40 PM EST
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 EST
Jan 19, 2015, 8:02 AM EST
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 EST
One fan base was going to be upset either way.
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.
- Blue Jays sign Dayan Viciedo to a minor league deal 8
- Chris Sale will be sidelined for three weeks with foot fracture 11
- Aramis Ramirez says 2015 will be his last year 32
- Francisco Rodriguez re-signs with the Brewers 9
- If addiction is an illness — and it is — Josh Hamilton shouldn’t be suspended 306
- Pirates open to massive extension for Andrew McCutchen 18
- Report: Josh Hamilton had a relapse this offseason that “involved at least cocaine” 86
- Yankees don’t plan on having to pay A-Rod’s $30 million in home run milestone bonuses 52
- If addiction is an illness — and it is — Josh Hamilton shouldn’t be suspended (307)
- San Francisco — and all of California — will consider a smokeless tobacco ban that includes MLB parks (131)
- Curt Schilling lowers the boom on some men tweeting threats against his daughter (125)
- Ichiro is happy to be away from Joe Girardi (88)
- Report: Josh Hamilton had a relapse this offseason that “involved at least cocaine” (86)