Two 1Bs, José Abreu and Freddie Freeman, could win MVP award

For the first time in 14 years, two first basemen could win the Most Valuable Player (MVP) award in each major league, to be announced Thursday by the Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA). Cuban José Abreu, of the Chicago White Sox, and American Freddie Freeman, of the Atlanta Braves, lead the trios of finalists … Read more

Machado, Montoyo, Renteria, Javier and Robert are finalists for MLB awards

ORLANDO – The Dominicans Manny Machado, José Ramírez and Cristian Javier; Cubans José Abreu and Luis Robert, Puerto Rican manager Charlie Montoyo and Mexican-American pilot Rick Renteria were among the finalists for the annual awards given by the Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) to the most outstanding of last season of Major Leagues, the … Read more

MLB to announce offseason Hank Aaron and Roberto Clemente award winners

ARLINGTON, Texas – Mark another change to the Major League Baseball schedule, triggered by the coronavirus pandemic. The Major League Baseball (MLB) commissioner’s office will hold off for the offseason recognitions to award winners Hank Aaron and Roberto Clemente, which are traditionally presented during the World Series. 2 Related The winners of the Reliever of … Read more

MLB: Padres hit a mark no one had reached in the National since 1895 | AL BAT

MLB: Padres hit a mark no one had reached in the National since 1895 | Getty Images Call them the Slam Diego Padres. Los Frailes have become the most spectacular team in the Big Top these days. Dominican Fernando Tatis Jr. merely passed the baton on Wednesday night. Now it was Manny Machado who dressed … Read more