11/13/2013 | Kershaw part of elite club with second Cy Young win
As if Clayton Kershaw's 2013 resume wasn't dazzling enough, the Dodgers left-hander capped his remarkable season by winning the second National League Cy Young Award of his young career on Wednesday.
11/13/2013 | Fernandez finishes third in NL Cy Young vote
NL Rookie of the Year Jose Fernandez finished third in the NL Cy Young Award vote. Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw was the overwhelming winner.
11/13/2013 | No beard in the Bronx: Wilson won't shave for Yanks
Yankees GM Brian Cashman is in the market to acquire relief pitching, but he learned from agent Dan Lozano on Wednesday that making an offer to Brian Wilson this offseason would just be a waste of time: The right-hander does not plan on shaving his beard.
11/13/2013 | Yu comes in second on AL Cy Young ballot
Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish finished second in the American League Cy Young Award voting on Wednesday, losing out to Max Scherzer of the Tigers in the 2013 voting by the Baseball Writers' Association of America.
11/13/2013 | Wainwright the runner-up in NL Cy Young voting
For the third time in his career, Adam Wainwright cracked a top-three finish in the Cy Young Award voting. He is, however, still seeking his first finish on top. Based on votes cast by 30 members of the Baseball Writers' Association of America, Wainwright was beaten out for the 2013 honor by Dodgers starter Clayton Kershaw.
11/13/2013 | Miami encouraged by work done at GM Meetings
No deals are imminent for the Marlins, but several potential matchups are taking shape as the General Managers Meetings wind down.
11/13/2013 | Stellar season earns Scherzer AL Cy Young Award
Call it a win for the Win if you want, but Max Scherzer had a case for the American League Cy Young Award well beyond his 21-3 record. In the end, voting members of the Baseball Writers' Association of America largely agreed.
11/13/2013 | Kershaw, Scherzer claim Cy Young hardware
Dodgers lefty Clayton Kershaw is the NL Cy Young Award winner for the second time in three years and Tigers righty Max Scherzer won his first Cy Young as the AL honoree in Baseball Writers' Association of America voting results announced Wednesday.
11/13/2013 | Sabean: No plans to move Posey to first base
Buster Posey will not follow Joe Mauer's career path, at least for the near future. Speaking at baseball's General Managers Meetings in Orlando, Fla., Giants GM Brian Sabean affirmed that Posey, the club's prized catcher, will remain behind the plate indefinitely and perhaps for as long as he plays with San Francisco.
11/13/2013 | Iwakuma finishes third in AL Cy Young Award vote
It's not easy being the best pitcher on a staff that includes Felix Hernandez. Yet Hisashi Iwakuma established himself as not only the Mariners' most consistent hurler in 2013, but also one of the premier pitchers in all of baseball, as he finished third in balloting for the American League Cy Young Award.
11/13/2013 | Pedroia has surgery, may miss early part of camp
Dustin Pedroia had the less complicated of the two possible surgeries to repair a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his left thumb on Wednesday morning in Scottsdale, Ariz.
11/13/2013 | Royals return among possibilities for Beltran
Carlos Beltran has considered rejoining the Royals, who drafted him in 1995, although his free agency has also attracted the interest of the Cardinals, the Red Sox and the Yankees.
11/13/2013 | Manager of Year voting should include postseason
More than just about anyone, Terry Francona should have been able to empathize with his former pitching coach, John Farrell, when Francona was named the American League Manager of the Year on Tuesday.
11/13/2013 | O's hire Anderson as Minor League infield instructor
The Orioles have hired Dave Anderson as their Minor League infield instructor.
11/13/2013 | New stadium won't impact Braves' decisions for 2014
Much of the Braves-related chatter surrounding this year's General Managers Meetings has focused on the club's intention to move to a new suburban stadium for the start of the 2017 season. But this plan does not necessarily impact what will be done over the next few weeks and months.
11/13/2013 | Sarah's Take: Dodgers should not deal an outfielder
Despite the cries from fans and media alike that the Dodgers should trade from their "surplus" of starting outfielders, it's likely that they'll need plenty of outfield depth due to the past injury issues of Carl Crawford, Matt Kemp and Andre Ethier.
11/13/2013 | Oakland adds versatile Punto to infield mix
The A's have always valued versatility in their infielders, and on Wednesday they reeled in another one who personifies this. Oakland signed 13-year veteran Nick Punto to a one-year deal with a vesting option for 2015, adding depth to its middle infield.
11/13/2013 | Amaro: Byrd improves Phils offensively, defensively
With the acquisition of Marlon Byrd, the Phillies' 2014 lineup card is just about complete. Giving the 36-year-old Byrd, who started last season as a non-roster invitee in the Mets camp, a two-year contract worth $16 million plus a club/vesting option raised eyebrows across the baseball world, but Amaro said the signing addressed a specific need.
11/13/2013 | Duquette: 'We are not shopping J.J. Hardy'
The Orioles' top priority remains upgrading their pitching staff, and one of the names drawing the most outside interest in a trade is shortstop J.J. Hardy, whose name surfaced in a potential deal rejected by the Cardinals on Wednesday.
11/13/2013 | A conversation with general manager Beane
Longtime A's general manager Billy Beane, whose A's advanced to the postseason for the seventh time since 2000, talked to MLB.com on Tuesday at the General Managers Meetings about the recently concluded postseason and where he thinks his club is heading this winter.
11/13/2013 | Rockies looking to add -- not subtract -- key players
The Rockies are not looking to deal Troy Tulowitzki. In fact, they are hoping to add a big bat and a starter to compete for the '14 NL West title.
11/13/2013 | Tigers recognized by MLB for anti-bullying program
The Tigers have received the 2013 Commissioner's Award for Philanthropic Excellence, which each year recognizes the charitable and philanthropic efforts of Major League Baseball clubs.
11/13/2013 | Hurdle, Francona have winning personalities
More so than statistical analysis and in-game strategy, 2013 Manager of the Year Award winners Clint Hurdle and Terry Francona turned their franchises around with their honesty and openness with their players, who in turn bought in to the skippers' team-first approach.
11/13/2013 | Parent wants White Sox to play with more attitude
If White Sox manager Robin Ventura wants bench coach Mark Parent to add an extra job responsibility to his list of duties, a task something along the lines of attitude developer, for lack of a better description, then Parent is ready to be that guy. "As far as the whole clubhouse, we lost a little bit of [edge]," Parent said.
11/13/2013 | Steinbrenner confident Jeter will return to form
Yankees managing general partner Hal Steinbrenner said that while there are concerns about Derek Jeter's ability to reclaim the shortstop position, the club believes that the captain can return to his pre-injury form.
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