There’s a contemporary push to place starting pitchers in the same realm as everyday players, which is confusing as it is annoying.
Clayton 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.
Major League Baseball could start in-season testing for human growth hormone next year.
National League MVP Ryan Braun has tested positive for a performance-enhancing substance, a case still under appeal
Milwaukee’s Ryan Braun has won the NL Most Valuable Player Award after helping lead the Brewers to their first division title in nearly 30 years.
A judge has ordered Kevin Mitchell to stand trial on charges of punching a man several times in the head in July at a golf club in Southern California. The ex-Mets slugger faces four years in prison if convicted.