Mike Trout, Clayton Kershaw Easily Take Home MVP AwardsClayton Kershaw became the first pitcher to win the National League MVP award in nearly a half-century, coasting an easy victory Thursday. Mike Trout was a unanimous pick for the AL honor after finishing second the previous two years.
Hartnett: Cabrera Vs. Trout -- Sorting Through The Great 2012 AL MVP DebateBoth Miguel Cabrera and Mike Trout have had historic 2012 seasons, but only one can take home the AL MVP.
A-Rod's Hand Looking 'A-OK' After Latest X-RayAn X-ray taken Thursday gave the Yankees third baseman reason to believe he's right on target.
Hartnett: Mike Trout Is Already MLB's Best All-Round PlayerAngels' rookie phenom Mike Trout is setting the baseball world alight and is earning MVP consideration.
Happy Birthday Yogi Berra!Yankees legendary catcher and colorful baseball icon Yogi Berra turns 87 today.
Hartnett: AL MVP Voters Get It Right, Choosing Justin VerlanderJustin Verlander was the clear choice to win the 2011 AL MVP Award and was boosted by new-age statistics along with the usual criteria needed to capture the award.
Verlander Wins AL MVP, 1st Starter In 25 YearsDetroit's Justin Verlander has become the first starting pitcher in a quarter-century to win a Most Valuable Player award, adding it to his Cy Young Award last week.
Hartnett: Weighing Up MVP Credentials Of Yankees’ Slugger Curtis GrandersonCurtis Granderson is gaining more attention from MVP voters, but is his resume strong enough when compared to Adrian Gonzalez, Jose Bautista or Jacoby Ellsbury?
Girardi Makes His MVP ChoiceNew York Yankees manager Joe Girardi has a choice for AL MVP: his second baseman, Robinson Cano.
Keidel: Josh Hamilton - Made In AmericaIt’s impossible to appreciate how far Josh Hamilton has come unless you know where he’s been.