Cy Young Award should be for starting pitchers only

Each year that an MLB reliever has a dominating season there are discussions as to his Cy Young Award worthiness, and baseball should finally resolve the issue.The Cy Young Award, emblematic of the best pitchers in MLB during each season, has been awarded since the 1956 season.For the first decade of the award's existence, from 1956-66, there … Continue reading Cy Young Award should be for starting pitchers only

IBWAA 2016 Major League Baseball Awards Ballot

It is MLB awards season, and as Major League Baseball hands out its formal honors, the Internet Baseball Writers Association of America will do the same.With the 2016 MLB season winding to a close, various individuals and groups, including myself and the full body of the IBWAA (Internet Baseball Writers Association of America) will be honoring … Continue reading IBWAA 2016 Major League Baseball Awards Ballot

MLB 2016 prediction: National League Cy Young Award

Our staff has just released our predictions for the winners of each division, as well as our postseason predictions, including the 2016 World Series winner. I released my own predictions for the Phillies in the coming season. Now we begin the process of releasing our predictions for some of MLB’s major award winners.The Cy Young Award is given annually to the top pitchers … Continue reading MLB 2016 prediction: National League Cy Young Award

MLB 2016 prediction: American League Cy Young Award

Our staff has just released our predictions for the winners of each division, as well as our postseason predictions, including the 2016 World Series winner. I released my own predictions for the Phillies in the coming season. Now we begin the process of releasing our predictions for some of MLB’s major award winners.The Cy Young Award is given annually to the top pitchers in … Continue reading MLB 2016 prediction: American League Cy Young Award

American League Most Valuable Player

Like yesterday's evaluation of the National League Most Valuable Player candidates, and the selection of my own Top 10 vote, there is a hitter-pitcher element in the AL this season.The starting pitcher candidate in this case is Seattle Mariners righthander "King Felix" Hernandez. Like his NL counterpart, Clayton Kershaw, the King is most certainly the … Continue reading American League Most Valuable Player