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.
With the offseason officially upon us, we say goodbye to the 2014 teams that we loved and hated and to the players on those rosters. I say this because the free agency period begins on Tuesday and there are many, many big-time players and MVP caliber athletes who can make an impact wherever they sign and cause chaos to the team they leave.
Watch the replay and draw your own conclusions with your own eyes. There’s plenty to see. You can learn a lot about baseball and the nuances of baseball by watching this play.
The Yankees are off to a 1-4 start to begin the season after failing to the Tigers 8-4 on Saturday.
While the ALCS was one-sided, the battle for one of the most desirable free agents is expected to be a lot tighter.
Justin 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.
The outcome of ‘Wild Card Wednesday’ has made the Yankees’ playoff match-ups the toughest possible. Verlander and the Tigers are no easy task and the Rays are built for playoff success.
Victor Martinez had two run-scoring groundouts off R.A. Dickey and Brad Penny pitched into the fourth inning Monday, leading the Detroit Tigers to a 2-1 victory over the Mets.
Baseball’s offseason market got busy even faster than usual Tuesday, with teams forced to make quick decisions on contract options as they prepare offers to a relatively weak free-agent class headed by Cliff Lee and Carl Crawford.
Derek Jeter, Carl Crawford and Jayson Werth head a list of 142 players who have become free agents following the World Series.