| Nov 12, 2014
| 3:00 AM
On a July afternoon five years ago, the possibility of Mike Trout became quite apparent to the Angels manager.
Before Trout's $144.5-million contract, before the custom Nike cleats bearing the colors of a rainbow trout that he wore in the All-Star...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 8:00 PM
Best player in baseball? Mike Trout, three years running.
He hits for average, hits for power, steals bases, steals home runs from opposing batters, steals the spotlight on a team with Albert Pujols and Josh Hamilton, and inspires fans to wear silly...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 3:17 PM
Baseball's awards season began Monday, when the rookies of the year came out (Page C2). The managers of the year will be announced Tuesday, followed by Cy Youngs Wednesday and MVPs Thursday. These are voted on before the postseason. Our forecast:...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 9:54 AM
Houston (EEUU), 6 nov (EFE).- El béisbol profesional de las Grandes Ligas tuvo de nuevo como protagonistas a los peloteros latinoamericanos después que nueve recibieron hoy el premio de Bate de Plata, incluido el receptor brasileño Yan Gomes, de los...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 7:05 PM
NEW YORK -- Chicago White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu was named the top rookie in the AL 2014 Player of the Year as voted by the Major League Baseball Players Association.
Abreu finished third in the AL in home runs (36), fourth in RBI (107) and...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 10:28 AM
Christian Yelich, who doesn’t turn 23 until December, has established himself as one of the game’s best young hitters. Among players who do not turn 24 until June 30 or later, Yelich opened play Thursday second in hits (172 to 164), runs...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 6:58 PM
It wasn't just shrewd management in the front office and on the field that enabled Tampa Bay to overcome its small-market limitations to win two American League East titles and two wild-card berths from 2008 to 2013.
"Part of our success is we came...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 8:00 AM
For the second time this week, Clayton Kershaw was honored as the major league player of the year.
The Sporting News announced Kershaw as its winner Thursday, two days after Baseball America did the same.
Kershaw edged Mike Trout for the Sporting News...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 6:15 PM
Mike Trout did not make it to the championship series, but his cleats did.
Travis Ishikawa is the accidental left fielder for the San Francisco Giants. He made a spectacular diving catch in Game 1 of the National League Championship Series on Saturday,...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 9:35 AM
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...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 4:14 PM
As the Angels enter Sunday's elimination game against the Kansas City Royals, they have two regulars with no hits in the American League division series.
One is Mike Trout, the consensus for best player in baseball. The other is Josh Hamilton, the...