The end of Daylight Saving Time, frigid weather, and the conclusion of a stellar World Series make November a sad time for many baseball fans. Thankfully the sport gives us one last treat by recognizing the season’s best players during the 11th month.
Announcements run this coming Monday through Thursday, so let’s take time to offer predictions on the winners.
We’re already at the quarter mark of the MLB season, which is hard to believe, really, but there are a number of individuals who are off to sensational starts. At this point several players have distinguished themselves and have separated themselves from the rest of the pack.
Here’s a look at the leader for each of the three main awards for each league: Cy Young, Rookie of the Year and MVP.
Last night I was watching Johnny Cueto pitch to Andrew McCutchen in the National League wild card game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and Cincinnati Reds and decided to write today’s column, asking, “Would Usain Bolt Ever Wear Braids?”
With that, time is running out for this year’s MVP and Cy Young Candidates to make cases for themselves. All four races look to be highly contested and full of tough decisions for voters. Let’s dive in and look at these races in each league.
What current pitcher/hitter duo do you think is the best in Major League Baseball? Which duo would you most want to build a franchise around moving forward? Chris Callaway analyzes and answers both questions in this post.