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Hanley Ramirez to the Mariners Would Shift AL's Balance of Power

When the Seattle Mariners signed Robinson Cano last winter, a prevailing train of thought was that they were probably more than one star away from being a contender. Except not, as it turned out. With Cano in tow, the Mariners improved from 71 wins to 87 wins and barely missed the postseason in 2014. Show More Summary

Blue-Chip MLB Prospects That Are Linchpins of Possible Blockbuster Trades

It’s not a coincidence that many of the biggest trades in recent years have involved blue-chip prospects. With the market rate for impact players on the rise and teams trying to manage their payrolls more economically, prospects, though...Show More Summary

Sleeper Free-Agent Targets for the Dodgers at Every Position of Need

This offseason is shaping up to be a different one for the Los Angeles Dodgers as it pertains to free agency. With a revamped front office led by Andrew Friedman and Farhan Zaidi, the culture of the team has changed. While the Dodgers...Show More Summary

Howie Kendrick Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz, Speculation Surrounding Angels 2B

Howie Kendrick has been a mainstay in the Los Angeles Angels' infield for nearly the past decade, but there's a chance that could change in 2015. According to CBS Sports' Jon Heyman, the New York Yankees and Toronto Blue Jays have both inquired about the veteran second baseman. Show More Summary

Big Moves the Yankees Could Actually Pull off This Offseason

After failing to reach the playoffs for the second year in a row, the New York Yankees are bound to have a busy offseason ahead of them. The hot stove is upon us and players are already starting to fall off big boards and wish lists across Major League Baseball. Show More Summary

Top Takeaways, News from the 2014 MLB GM Meetings

The annual general managers meetings, which wrapped up Thursday in Phoenix, are merely the first salvo in the MLB offseason. Most of the big deals and major signings are yet to come. It's a long winter, after all. But the meetings did...Show More Summary

Ranking All 10 Seasons of Pitchers Winning Both MVP and Cy Young

It's official: Clayton Kershaw is the 10th pitcher in baseball history to win both Cy Young and MVP honors in the same season. After unanimously claiming National League Cy Young honors on Wednesday night, the Los Angeles Dodgers ace...Show More Summary

5 Important Takeaways from 2014 MLB Awards Week

Major League Baseball's awards week is over. But just because all of the hardware has been handed out doesn't mean there's nothing left to discuss about the honors. On the whole, the voting and results for Rookie of the Year, Manager of the Year, Cy Young and MVP offer some interesting nuggets and tidbits that serve as important takeaways. Like these. Begin Slideshow

Clayton Kershaw Must Become More Than Regular-Season Award Stockpiler

The awards, acknowledgement and attention keep coming for Clayton Kershaw, the ace of the Los Angeles Dodgers. He deserves them. He is the best pitcher in baseball, and his sweep of the National League Cy Young and MVP awards should not shock anyone. Show More Summary

Mike Trout Finally Crowned with AL MVP Award He's Deserved Since 2012

Mike Trout is the most valuable player in the American League. Like, for real this time. Trout has been the class of the Junior Circuit since his call-up in 2012, but now he has an award that says so. With his name on it and everything. That's Thursday's big news. Show More Summary

Record $300M Giancarlo Stanton Offer Would Be Impossible to Walk Away from

Much like a towering Giancarlo Stanton home run, it's a number that boggles the mind: $300 million. That's apparently how much cash the Miami Marlins are willing to throw at their star right fielder, FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports. If...Show More Summary

Nike Releases Mike Trout AL MVP Cleats

Los Angeles Angels star Mike Trout is only 23 years old, but he just became the fifth-youngest player to win an MVP award, as Major League Baseball announced. After Trout won the AL MVP award, Nike released these golden cleats to celebrate the accomplishment. The cleats also feature Trout's number, 27. [Darren Rovell] Read more MLB news on

MLB MVP 2014: AL and NL Award Winners, Voting Results and Reaction

For two straight years, the analytics community was left murmuring to themselves as Miguel Cabrera eclipsed Mike Trout in the American League MVP voting. There won't be any such complaints this season. Trout earned his first Most Valuable Player Award on Thursday, receiving all 30 first-place votes. Show More Summary

Why I Cast My 2014 NL MVP Vote for Clayton Kershaw

Let's start here: I am in favor of pitchers being eligible to win an MVP award. Also, I think it should happen only once in a blue moon (and, incidentally, Blue Moon Odom never received an MVP vote, nor should he have). That brings me...Show More Summary

Clayton Kershaw Wins 2014 NL MVP: Voting Results, Comments and Reaction

Coming off another scintillating regular season, Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw, 26, has been named the 2014 National League Most Valuable Player. On Wednesday, he won the National League Cy Young Award for the third time in his career after leading the majors in wins and strikeouts. Show More Summary

Rangers Reportedly Agree to New Contracts with GM Jon Daniels and Thad Levine

The Texas Rangers suffered through their worst season in 20 years, but that hasn't diminished the team's confidence in its top two executives. According to sources cited by CBS Sports' Jon Heyman, general manager Jon Daniels and top assistant GM Thad Levine have both been given multi-year contract extensions. Show More Summary

Mike Trout Wins 2014 AL MVP: Voting Results, Comments and Reaction

After establishing himself as arguably the best all-around player in Major League Baseball since 2012, Los Angeles Angels superstar Mike Trout has won his first American League Most Valuable Player award. MLB announced Trout won theShow More Summary

MLB Rumors: Analyzing Trade Buzz for Cole Hamels, Howie Kendrick and More

For Major League Baseball teams, trying to trade established big leaguers can be a bigger chore than trying to sign a free agent. You have to deal with money that's left on a contract and decide who will be going back in the move. When...Show More Summary

Jose Canseco Says Human Beings Will Rule the Galaxy by Traveling Via Comet

Jose Canseco laid down a line of rock-solid scientific logic Thursday afternoon, waxing poetic about comets and their untapped potential as intergalactic taxi cabs. Inspired by the Philae spacecraft landing on a speeding comet, Canseco...Show More Summary

Indians' Corey Kluber's Daughter Gives Him Balloons for Winning AL Cy Young

Cleveland Indians pitcher Corey Kluber added some hardware to his collection on Wednesday night when he won the 2014 American League Cy Young Award. However, the trophy may not have been the best thing that he received in honor of his great season. Show More Summary

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