Cy Young Award News
Cole fire: Astros heat up hot stove by acquiring Pirates ace
World Series champion Houston Astros acquire Gerrit Cole in 5-player trade with Pittsburgh Pirates
Trade grades: Astros boost their bid to repeat with Cole, but did the Pirates get enough?
Now that the Gerrit Cole trade from the Pittsburgh Pirates to the Houston Astros finally happened, my initial reaction: Great job, Jeff Luhnow. The Astros dealt from their deep reservoir of talent to acquire a starting pitcher with All-Star upside without giving up any players who project as major
Pirates RHP Gerrit Cole traded to Astros in 5-player deal
The World Series champion Houston Astros have boosted their rotation with another big arm, acquiring Gerrit Cole from the Pittsburgh Pirates in a five-player trade. The deal was announced Saturday. In exchange, the Pirates received right-handers Joe Musgrove and Michael Feliz, third baseman Colin
Inside a Hall of Fame voter's toughest ballot decision
A month after my Baseball Hall of Fame ballot arrived in the mail, I'm barricaded in my office with a cup of Candy Cane holiday coffee and a sheet of paper with 33 names on it. I have Jay Jaffe's "Cooperstown Casebookand the Bill James 2018 Handbook?within reach, and I can rest easy in the
Indians ace Corey Kluber wins 2nd American League Cy Young Award
Cleveland Indians ace Corey Kluber picked up his second career Cy Young Award on Wednesday, earning 28 of 30 first-place votes. The 31-year-old right-hander led the American League in wins (18) and ERA (2.25). Additionally, Kluber's 8.0 WAR was tops among pitchers in both major leagues. Despite
Max Scherzer repeats as NL Cy Young winner
Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer won the Cy Young Award on Wednesday for the second straight year and third overall, beating out Los Angeles Dodgers star Clayton Kershaw and Washington teammate Stephen Strasburg. Scherzer led the National League with 268 strikeouts and ranked second in ERA
Friday Rewind: Texas church massacre
Take a look at this week's top news stories, including the Texas church shooting, which killed 26 people, including an unborn child.
Plane crash that killed former MLB star Roy Halladay was 'high-energy' impact: NTSB
The small plane crash that killed former MLB star pitcher Roy Halladay on Tuesday was a "high-energy impact," a National Transportation Safety Board official said today. But the official added that NTSB investigators have not yet seen video obtained by TMZ that shows the plane making abrupt
Former MLB star pitcher killed in plane crash
Roy Halladay, a two-time Cy Young Award winner, died when the single-engine plane he was flying crashed off the coast of Florida, according to authorities.