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Cody Bellinger was named the NL's Most Valuable Player on Thursday, beating out 2018 winner Christian Yelich, who finished second in voting, and third-place Anthony Rendon.
Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer
Cody Bellinger won the NL MVP, taking 19 of 30 first-place votes. Christian Yelich had a slightly better offensive season, but Bellinger was close enough and was also elite defensively. He's the first Dodgers position player to win MVP since Kirk Gibson in 1988.
Here's a breakdown on all the winners -- from Rookie of the Year to Cy Young and MVP -- why they won and what it all means.
Cody Bellinger, Alex Bregman, Mike Trout and Christian Yelich weren't always big home run hitters. Here's how they flipped the switch.
While L.A. ponders what's next after another postseason disappointment, rivals are assembling talent to challenge its dominance.
Will late injuries cost Mike Trout and Christian Yelich an MVP? Which Astros pitcher will win the Cy Young? Awards season is here.
Gerrit Cole might get a historic deal, but which available starter could be a steal? And which slugger could put a team over the top?
Sorry, Detroit: Your team follows in the footsteps of other recent biggest losers. Where did every other club fall?
Milwaukee closer Josh Hader and Dodgers pitcher Julio Urias made the list of 23 "Super 2s" who are eligible for salary arbitration, while the Marlins' Jarlin Garcia and Diamondbacks' Luke Weaver just missed.
Free agency is officially underway! Here's why things will (or won't) move faster, and the names you'll be hearing most.
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The HoF announced Mon. that 9 former players and pioneering union leader Marvin Miller are on its "Modern Baseball Era" (1970-87) ballot to be voted on 12/8 by a 16-member committee. Dwight Evans, Steve Garvey, Tommy John, Don Mattingly, Thurman Munson, Dale Murphy, Dave Parker, Ted Simmons and Lou Whitaker are the players. 75% of votes are required for election.
Rockies star Nolan Arenado won his seventh straight Gold Glove Award on Sunday, moving him into sole possession of fourth place among third basemen. The Diamondbacks had four Gold Glove winners on their team this season.
Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer
Cody Bellinger captured his first Gold Glove today. He won it as a right fielder, but he has the ability to win it at first base and center field, too. It'll be interesting to see if the Dodgers just make him an everyday center fielder next year. It isn't their style, but he's their best at that position.
Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen has decided not to opt out of his contract with Los Angeles, while the team declined a $13 million option on infielder Jedd Gyorko.
After a stunning World Series title, Washington faces some uncertainty this offseason. Will the Nats be No. 1 again or will the Astros or Dodgers take their place?
Despite their Game 7 loss to the Washington Nationals on Wednesday night, the Houston Astros, at 4-1, are the favorites to win next year's World Series.
Dodgers bench coach Bob Geren is among those who have interviewed for the Giants' managerial position, along with former Phillies manager Gabe Kapler, Astros bench coach Joe Espada and Royals quality-control coach Pedro Grifol, according to reports.
Ron Fairly, whose career as a player and broadcaster spanned nearly 50 years, has died at the age of 81, the Mariners announced Wednesday.