DeGrom won in a near-unanimous decision despite recording only 10 wins this year because of the Mets’ anemic offense.
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Ohtani, the Angels’ two-way star, earned the award despite a grim injury that limited his pitching, and Acuña showed continual improvement after a hot start.
Mauer, who won three batting titles, is thanking Minnesota fans for making his career “special and memorable” in a full-page newspaper ad that will run on Sunday,
Now the Mets’ general manager, he is on the opposite side of negotiations and must navigate both his new job and his history with many of his peers.
The writer and researcher made comments on Twitter about the ease with which players could be replaced. The players, and the team he advises, did not take it well.
Sanchez is expected to recover in time for opening day, but the Yankees said they would handle him with caution.
Mitchell was a 17-year-old pitcher in 1931 when she struck out Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig in an exhibition game, but questions about that exploit linger.
Van Wagenen was a player agent before being hired by the Mets, so he is used to being on the other side of conversations at these annual meetings.
A revered figure in San Francisco who hit 521 home runs in 22 seasons.
Van Wagenen, 44, has represented stars like Jacob deGrom and Yoenis Cespedes, and he has never worked in a team’s front office.
Commissioner Rob Manfred talks about baseball requiring a certain analytical expertise to explain the lack of minority managers. He should stop.
Contagious chemistry, shrewd trades, a deep lineup and an inspired manager brought the Red Sox 108 regular-season wins and another championship.
Behind strong pitching from David Price and two home runs by Steve Pearce, the Boston Red Sox won their fourth title in the last 15 years.
The president tweeted his criticism after the Dodgers pulled their starter with a lead in the seventh inning. They ended up losing to the Red Sox, 9-6.
Boston rallied late for an emphatic win and took a three-games-to-one lead in the Series.
Barrett, a former sparring partner for champion boxers, had to stay upright and alert for all seven hours and 561 pitches of Game 3. Prayer, and a ball boy bringing him liquids, helped him through.
The Dodgers struck back against the Red Sox in one of the zaniest games in World Series history.
Scheduled to start Game 4 against the Dodgers, he instead pitched six-plus sterling innings in Game 3, losing in the 18th.
Van Wagenen, 44, would be one of the few player agents ever to run a major league team’s front office.
Over 18 innings, the longest game in Series history, Los Angeles stopped a Boston team that had won its last six postseason games.