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  1. Miguel Cabrera set for checkup with doctors on Tuesday

    Feb 12, 2015, 11:02 PM EDT

    Miguel Cabrera AP

    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.

  2. The Spink Award: it ain’t what it used to be

    Feb 9, 2015, 2:30 PM EDT

    Cooperstown

    This year’s winner has been taken off the beat before he can even give his acceptance speech.

  3. Joe Posnanski: Remembering ‘Mr. Cub,’ Ernie Banks

    Jan 24, 2015, 2:40 PM EDT

    MLB Photos Archive

    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.

  4. Bud Selig on St. Louis: “You are the best baseball city.”

    Jan 19, 2015, 8:02 AM EDT

    Bud Selig

    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.

  5. Randy Johnson will wear a Diamondbacks hat in the Hall of Fame

    Jan 16, 2015, 11:15 AM EDT

    Randy Johnson Dbacks

    One fan base was going to be upset either way.

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

    Jan 9, 2015, 8:00 AM EDT

    10 METS FAYTOK

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

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

    Dec 15, 2014, 9:33 AM EDT

    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.

  8. Steven Souza wins GIBBY for Play of the Year

    Dec 7, 2014, 8:56 AM EDT

    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.

  9. 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 EDT

    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.

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

    Nov 30, 2014, 9:25 PM EDT

    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.

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

    Nov 13, 2014, 6:56 PM EDT

    Clayton Kershaw

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

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

    Nov 13, 2014, 11:42 AM EDT

    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.

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

    Nov 12, 2014, 6:20 PM EDT

    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.

  14. 2014 Silver Slugger Award winners are announced

    Nov 6, 2014, 6:01 PM EDT

    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.

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

    Nov 5, 2014, 9:59 PM EDT

    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 …

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

    Nov 5, 2014, 7:48 PM EDT

    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.

  17. 2014 Gold Glove winners

    Nov 4, 2014, 7:05 PM EDT

    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 …

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

    Nov 3, 2014, 7:01 PM EDT

    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.

  19. 2014 Fielding Bible Award winners announced

    Oct 30, 2014, 7:24 PM EDT

    Lorenzo Cain Getty

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

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

    Oct 27, 2014, 8:15 PM EDT

    Yogi Berra AP

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

  21. Gold Glove finalists announced

    Oct 23, 2014, 1:47 PM EDT

    gold glove award

    On your mark. Get set. Complain!

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

    Oct 22, 2014, 9:03 PM EDT

    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 …

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