Jose Fernandez stood out in a deep National League class, and the pitcher received 26 of 30 first-place votes from a Baseball Writers’ Association of America panel in results revealed Monday.
Retiring Yankees closer Mariano Rivera was voted Marvin Miller Man of the Year for excellence on and off the field, and Rivera was also picked as the AL’s Comeback Player of the Year.
Although fresh faces are taking over, that doesn’t mean all the old guys are out. Rivera, Hunter and Beltran are back at the All-Star Game, bringing decades of experience and wisdom.
The Mets lost a heartbreaking 20 inning game on Saturday as the Marlins topped the Amazins on Saturday.
Mets batters have gone cold again in Miami as the Amazins were soundly beaten by the Marlins 8-1 on Saturday.