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  1. Jacob deGrom wins National League Rookie of the Year Award

    Nov 10, 2014, 6:52 PM EST

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    A strong finish gave deGrom the edge over Billy Hamilton and Kolten Wong.

  2. Jose Abreu is a unanimous selection for AL Rookie of the Year

    Nov 10, 2014, 6:23 PM EST

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    Joins Albert Pujols, Evan Longoria and Mike Trout as unanimous winners.

  3. Must-click link: Jose Abreu and the journey out of Cuba

    Nov 8, 2014, 12:57 PM EST

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    White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu is the heavy favorite to win the American League Rookie of the Year Award on Monday, marking the culmination of a mysterious journey out of Cuba last year.

  4. 2014 Silver Slugger Award winners are announced

    Nov 6, 2014, 6:01 PM EST

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    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.

  5. BBWAA Awards finalists announced on MLB Network …

    Nov 4, 2014, 6:02 PM EST

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    The Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) is announcing the top three finalists for American League and National League Rookie of the Year, Manager of the Year, Cy Young, and Most Valuable Player during a one-hour special airing right now (6:00 p.m. ET) on MLB Network. We will post those names here as they are rolled out …

  6. HardballTalk’s Top 150 Free Agents for 2015

    Oct 31, 2014, 9:00 AM EST

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    Including writeups for the top 63, because we’re not always all about round numbers.

  7. Mike Trout, Giancarlo Stanton win the Hank Aaron Award

    Oct 25, 2014, 7:15 PM EST

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    Mike Trout and Giancarlo Stanton are your winners of the 2014 Hank Aaron Award.

  8. Cuban second baseman Jose Fernandez defects

    Oct 16, 2014, 5:10 PM EST

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    He’s 26 and is said to have great plate discipline.

  9. Pouliot’s 2014 American League awards picks

    Sep 29, 2014, 12:40 PM EST

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    Trout vs. Martinez? Hernandez vs. Kluber? Here are one person’s picks for MVP, Cy Young and Rookie of the Year.

  10. The AL Central, too, remains undecided going into the final day

    Sep 27, 2014, 11:20 PM EST

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    The Tigers and Royals both lost, which means that the AL Central won’t be decided until Sunday afternoon.

  11. Steve Pearce is the Orioles’ best hitter and they got him for nothing

    Sep 18, 2014, 2:14 PM EST

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    Among all American League hitters with at least 350 plate appearances this season Pearce ranks ranks fourth in OPS, behind only Mike Trout, Jose Abreu, and Victor Martinez.

  12. Jose Abreu ties White Sox rookie record with 35th home run

    Sep 14, 2014, 10:15 PM EST

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    Jose Abreu tied a White Sox rookie record when he hit his 35th home run in the ninth inning of Sunday’s loss to the Twins.

  13. Cuban slugger Yasmani Tomas to command $100 million?

    Sep 14, 2014, 12:44 PM EST

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    Yasmani Tomas, 23, could be the next Cuban defector to hit it big — record-breakingly big — on Major League Baseball’s free agent market. Via Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe …

  14. Carlos Carrasco is on fire for the Indians

    Sep 7, 2014, 5:08 PM EST

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    Indians right-hander Carlos Carrasco came one out short of his first career shutout on Sunday afternoon in Cleveland, firing 8 2/3 scoreless innings against the visiting White Sox. His run of dominance actually dates back to late April.

  15. Jose Abreu’s 14-game hitting streak comes to an end

    Sep 6, 2014, 11:10 PM EST

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    Jose Abreu was on a tear, but he was stopped in his tracks by the potent arm of Corey Kluber.

  16. Mike Trout is about to become the ninth #2 hitter with 100 RBI

    Sep 6, 2014, 10:25 PM EST

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    #2 hitters don’t often accrue 100 RBI, but Mike Trout will accomplish the feat soon.

  17. Alex Gordon and the M-V-P chants

    Aug 28, 2014, 9:42 PM EST

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    Every time Alex Gordon steps to the plate at Kauffman Stadium these days, fans chant, “M-V-P, M-V-P,” which is fascinating on so many levels.

  18. And That Happened: Wednesday’s scores and highlights

    Aug 28, 2014, 6:55 AM EST

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    Every fifth day I wake up in the morning and see another impressive Clayton Kershaw pitching line.

  19. Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo to sign with the Red Sox for $72 million

    Aug 22, 2014, 11:01 AM EST

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    The Red Sox paid a lot of money to get this guy. Expect him in the Sox’ outfield early next season.

  20. VIDEO: Giancarlo Stanton hit another baseball very far. Because of course he did.

    Aug 11, 2014, 9:10 PM EST

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    Giancarlo Stanton is now up to 31 home runs on the year, which ties Jose Abreu of the White Sox for the major league lead.

  21. And That Happened: Thursday’s scores and highlights

    Aug 8, 2014, 6:23 AM EST

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    If you had money on “Shane Greene and Chris Capuano would go back-to-back shutting down the Detroit Tigers in August, keeping the Yankees in the playoff picture,” the casino management would like to have a word with you.

  22. Astros clear George Springer to begin rehab assignment

    Aug 4, 2014, 11:51 AM EST

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    Out since July 19 with a quadriceps injury, Astros rookie slugger George Springer is scheduled to begin a minor-league rehab assignment today at Single-A.

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