Cubs’ Kris Bryant, Angels’ Mike Trout win MVP award

Cubs’ Kris Bryant, Angels’ Mike Trout win MVP award

Mike Trout has won the AL MVP award, the Baseball Writers’ Association of America announced Thursday, the second time the Los Angeles Angels outfielder has won the award in his six-year career. The Chicago Cubs’ Kris Bryant has been named National League MVP. The 24-year-old Bryant hit .292 with 39 home runs and 102 RBI in his […]

Corey Seager, Michael Fulmer Win Rookie Of The Year Awards

Corey Seager of the Dodgers and Michael Fulmer of the Tigers have been named the Rookies of the Year in their respective leagues by the Baseball Writers Association of America. Seager followed Kris Bryant in taking the National League RoY award by a unanimous vote. The only question with his candidacy is whether the trophy […]

Mariners Have Interest In Brett Cecil, Boone Logan

The Mariners have expressed some early interest in free agent lefty Brett Cecil tweets Jon Morosi of the MLB Network, and the M’s are also likely to take a look at southpaw Boone Logan in free agency, Ryan Divish of the Seattle Times tweets. Morosi notes that the Mariners are “determined” to add a lefty […]

Cubs force Game 7 after thumping Indians

Cubs force Game 7 after thumping Indians

Addison Russell hit a grand slam and drove in a record-tying six runs, leading the Chicago Cubs over the Cleveland Indians 9-3 Tuesday night and forcing the World Series to a deciding Game 7. Indians ace Corey Kluber, dominant while winning Games 1 and 4, starts again on short rest Wednesday night at home against […]

Chapman’s 8-out save keeps Cubs’ season alive

Chapman’s 8-out save keeps Cubs’ season alive

They have waited 108 years for a championship. So with this World Series on the verge of slipping away, the Chicago Cubs could not wait any longer. Manager Joe Maddon summoned closer Aroldis Chapman from the bullpen in the seventh inning for the first eight-out save of his big league career, needing to hold off […]

Report: Jose Bautista expected to reject qualifying offer

Heading into free agency coming off a down season doesn’t appear enough for Jose Bautista to not bet on himself on the open market. Toronto Blue Jays general manager Ross Atkins confirmed last week that the team plans to issue a one-year qualifying offer to Bautista in the upcoming weeks, though the slugger is expected […]

The Chicago Cubs are going back to the World Series

For the first time since 1945, the Chicago Cubs are going to the World Series. The Cubs won the National League pennant Saturday evening by beating the Los Angeles Dodgers, 5-0, in Game 6 of the NLDS. They will face the Cleveland Indians beginning Tuesday in Cleveland for a chance to claim the organization’s first […]