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Ohtani voted AL MVP for 2-way season, Harper wins NL honor

Nov. 18, 2021 21:26 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Shohei Ohtani’s two-way season was so incredible, MVP voters filled out the top of their ballots only one way. Ohtani was a unanimous winner of the American League MVP award Thursday for a hitting and pitching display not seen...

Toronto lefty Ray wins AL Cy Young, Brewers' Burnes takes NL

Nov. 17, 2021 21:00 PM EST

In this Year of the Pitcher, both Robbie Ray and Corbin Burnes completed their own kind of comebacks. Ray rebounded from a dismal season that saw him take a rare pay cut to win the AL Cy Young Award with Toronto while Burnes returned from an early bout of COVID-19 with...

Ohtani finalist for MVP, Shildt final 3 for Manager of Year

Nov. 09, 2021 00:12 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Two-way sensation Shohei Ohtani of the Los Angeles Angels is a finalist for American League MVP in voting by the Baseball Writers Association of America. The BBWAA revealed finalists for AL and NL MVPs, Cy Young Awards, Rookies of the Year and Managers...

Greinke turns in impressive start despite Game 4 loss

Oct. 31, 2021 01:39 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Zack Greinke didn't get a decision in the Atlanta Braves’ 3-2 victory Saturday night in Game 4 of the World Series, but he was nonetheless impressive as Houston’s starter, giving up no runs and four hits with no walks and three strikeouts in four innings. ...

Today in History

Oct. 25, 2021 00:09 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Monday, Oct. 25, the 298th day of 2021. There are 67 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 25, 1983, a U.S.-led force invaded Grenada (greh-NAY’-duh) at the order of...

Darnell Coles plans to put his 'stamp' on Nationals' hitters

Oct. 18, 2021 15:00 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Darnell Coles was hired by the Washington Nationals as their hitting coach on Monday, returning him to an organization he worked for in the minor leagues and reuniting him with manager Dave Martinez, a former teammate. Coles was most recently the...

Ohtani wins Baseball Digest player of year; Scherzer top arm

Oct. 07, 2021 14:31 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Two-way phenom Shohei Ohtani of the Los Angeles Angels was selected major league player of the year by Baseball Digest and eBay. Max Scherzer was voted pitcher of the year and Josh Hader was picked as the top reliever in awards announced Thursday. ...

Taylor hits walk-off HR, Dodgers deck Cards 3-1 in WC game

Oct. 07, 2021 02:57 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — One big swing by Chris Taylor sent the Los Angeles Dodgers soaring and the St. Louis Cardinals crashing. Taylor hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Dodgers a 3-1 victory Wednesday night in a...

Soto top known quantity as last-place Nats begin 'reboot'

Oct. 04, 2021 14:00 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — These are now Juan Soto’s Washington Nationals. He is their lone bona fide superstar, someone around whom they will try to rebuild — or, to use general manager Mike Rizzo's preferred term, “reboot.” Soto is the only player...

Devers hits 2 HR; Red Sox to host Yanks in AL wild-card game

Oct. 03, 2021 20:25 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rafael Devers and the rest of the Boston Red Sox knew going into the regular season's final day that they were in a win-and-in scenario for the playoffs. That didn't make Devers nervous Sunday, even after his club fell behind against the Washington...