Major League Baseball will change rules to speed games next year with or without an agreement with the players’ association.
Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton has won the National League MVP award, barely edging Joey Votto of the Cincinnati Reds.
It was either Joey Votto or Giancarlo Stanton. It was not an easy decision.
Some of Max Scherzer’s contemporaries have better numbers in certain categories. But Scherzer has excelled in one metric likely to trump all: three Cy Young awards — and counting.
They took different paths in their candidacy, but both have a strong case for the award when it is announced next week.
The Washington Nationals’ ace has been named the National League’s best pitcher in back-to-back seasons.
Kluber got 28 of the 30 first-place votes in balloting by members of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. The honor was announced Wednesday on MLB Network.
A look at the three finalists for the award shows that Scherzer is likely to again receive it.
Paul Molitor and Torey Lovullo both presided over turnaround seasons, guided their teams into the playoffs and won Manager of the Year awards by wide margins.
The average time of a nine-inning contest was a record 3 hours, 5 minutes this season, up from 2:56 in 2015. The postseason average was 3:29.
Paul Molitor won the American League Manager of the Year award after his Minnesota Twins became the first team to make the playoffs following a 100-loss season.
Two-time Cy Young Award winner Roy Halladay was remembered Tuesday as an amazing husband, father, friend and teammate who was one of the best pitchers of his generation but an even better man.