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  • Trout, Kershaw land Major League Baseball MVP awards in a sweep

    Angels outfielder Mike Trout was a unanimous winner of the American League Most Valuable Player Award, and Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw claimed National League honors in an LA sweep on Thursday. The 23-year-old Trout broke through after back-to-back...
  • Trout, Kershaw Named Baseball MVPs

    After two near-misses, Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout was named the American League Most Valuable Player Thursday. The National League winner was pitcher Clayton Kershaw of the Dodgers, who won the Cy Young Award Wednesday. Trout was a...
  • Thoughts on Nelson Cruz, Adam Jones and Nick Markakis' contract talks with the Orioles

    Thoughts on Nelson Cruz, Adam Jones and Nick Markakis' contract talks with the Orioles
    Free agent Nelson Cruz finished seventh in the American League Most Valuable Player voting Thursday night. That seems a little low to me, especially since he led the majors in homers and was the biggest contributor for an Orioles team that won 96 games...
  • White Sox's Jose Abreu, Cubs' Anthony Rizzo named Sporting News All-Stars

    White Sox's Jose Abreu, Cubs' Anthony Rizzo named Sporting News All-Stars
    Chicago White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu and Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo have been named to the Sporting News All-Star teams that were announced Wednesday. Abreu, who was named the Sporting News American League Rookie of the Year on...
  • Orioles shut out of the Sporting News' AL All-Star team voting

    Orioles shut out of the Sporting News' AL All-Star team voting
    The Orioles aren't getting much love in postseason awards so far this offseason. A day after Orioles manager Buck Showalter finished second in the Sporting News' American League Manager of the Year voting, none of the team's players were selected for...
  • Saturday's recap: Indians 3, White Sox 1

     Saturday's recap: Indians 3, White Sox 1
    The summary The White Sox managed just five hits off Indians starter Corey Kluber in a 3-1 loss Saturday night at Progressive Field, their third straight setback. Sox reliever Zach Putnam took the loss after allowing two runs in the seventh inning....
  • Yankees' Jeter heads All-Star selections

    Derek Jeter will be in the spotlight for perhaps the final time when he starts at shortstop for the American League in the All-Star Game. The New York Yankees captain, who is retiring following the season, heads the AL squad for the July 17 game in...
  • Thursday's recap: Indians 3, White Sox 2

     Thursday's recap: Indians 3, White Sox 2
    The summary A flat White Sox offense spoiled left-hander John Danks' best start of the month, and the Sox fell to the Indians 3-2 Thursday at U.S. Cellular Field, their third straight series loss. Jason Kipnis hit the go-ahead RBI single off Danks...
  • Orioles lose to Indians, 8-7, in 13 innings after Troy Patton gives up two runs

    Orioles lose to Indians, 8-7, in 13 innings after Troy Patton gives up two runs
    In extra innings, every pitch becomes magnified, and after the Orioles' painful 8-7 loss to the Cleveland Indians in 13 innings, left-hander Troy Patton replayed one pitch in his mind. Patton was one strike away from escaping a bases-loaded jam, but...
  • Orioles' Nelson Cruz, Adam Jones combine to go 0-for-4 in All-Star Game

    Orioles' Nelson Cruz, Adam Jones combine to go 0-for-4 in All-Star Game
    Designated hitter Nelson Cruz and center fielder Adam Jones, the Orioles' two representatives who played in the All-Star Game on Tuesday at Target Field in Minneapolis, had similar results in each of their two at-bats during the annual event. Both...
  • Orioles' Adam Jones surges in All-Star voting as his candidacy is debated

    Orioles' Adam Jones surges in All-Star voting as his candidacy is debated
    A fast-rising Adam Jones was fifth in the outfield balloting for the American League when results were last released Monday, and MLB tweeted today that he's been gaining on Toronto's Melky Cabrera and Oakland's Yoenis Cespedes, both of whom were ahead...