1. 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...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 1 month ago 6,867 reads 7 comments

  2. 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...

    Anthony Witrado Written by Anthony Witrado about 1 month ago 3,055 reads 13 comments

  3. 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...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 1 month ago 4,977 reads 3 comments

  4. 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...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 1 month ago 39,058 reads 129 comments

  5. 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)...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 1 month ago 28,525 reads 147 comments

  6. After Historic Cy Young Season, Can Clayton Kershaw Possibly Get Any Better?

    It's hard to climb any higher when you're already on top of the world. And yet, that's what Clayton Kershaw must now try to do. First things first, though. Kershaw has a new trophy to add to his collection...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 13,077 reads 67 comments

  7. MLB Cy Young Award 2014: AL and NL Winners, Voting Results and Reaction

    The 2014 Major League Baseball awards season continued Wednesday night, with Cy Young Award winners being announced in the National League and American League...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 1 month ago 14,580 reads 44 comments

  8. Clayton Kershaw Wins 2014 NL Cy Young: Voting Results, Comments, Reaction

    For the second consecutive season and third time in four years, Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw has won the National League Cy Young Award...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 1 month ago 36,428 reads 114 comments

  9. Bleacher Report's Full 2014 MLB Awards Preview, Predictions

    As the baseball industry awaits the first big transaction of the offseason—sorry, Adam Lind for Marco Estrada doesn't exactly get the juices flowing—the focus shifts temporarily to another matter, the individual awards...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 1 month ago 62,344 reads 88 comments

  10. What If MLB Finally Counted the Postseason in Annual MVP Debates?

    After a regular season to remember, Clayton Kershaw had a postseason to forget. The question now: When it comes to individual awards, should one impact the other? As the Baseball ...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 1 month ago 4,064 reads 15 comments

  11. Cy Young 2014: Predictions and Analyzing Contenders for MLB Award

    The MLB postseason is just two series away from the World Series, but the regular-season awards are still being debated. One of the most coveted awards every season in both the National League and American League is the Cy Young Award...

    R. Cory Smith Written by R. Cory Smith about 2 months ago 2,727 reads 0 comments

  12. Big MLB Stars Who Came Up Small in the 2014 ALDS, NLDS

    The field of four for the National and American League Championship Series has been set, with the Baltimore Orioles, Kansas City Royals, San Francisco Giants and St...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 2 months ago 15,507 reads 34 comments

  13. Clayton Kershaw's Disappointing NLDS an Unfortunate Ending to Monumental Season

    There are times when "the narrative" has a point. But there are also times when it can be downright unfair. For Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw , this is one of those times...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 2 months ago 13,848 reads 125 comments

  14. Making Sense of the MLB Postseason Short-Rest Pitching Debate

    Another MLB postseason means the return of the annual argument over whether baseball's top aces should attempt to save their teams' fates on short rest...

    Dirk  Hayhurst Written by Dirk Hayhurst about 2 months ago 36,038 reads 56 comments

  15. Clayton Kershaw Will Face Biggest Postseason Test on Short Rest in NLDS Game 4

    If Clayton Kershaw wants to add a signature postseason performance to a career résumé that could use one, Tuesday in St. Louis would be a good time and place to get it...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 2 months ago 6,558 reads 17 comments

  16. Clayton Kershaw to Pitch Game 4 of NLDS for Dodgers

    The Los Angeles Dodgers are not going to wait to utilize their best pitcher, as Clayton Kershaw will start in Game 4 in the National League Division Series Tuesday against the St...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 2 months ago 9,944 reads 50 comments

  17. Buckle Up, Dodgers-Cardinals NLDS Proving to Be Unpredictable as Ever

    LOS ANGELES — To think you know baseball is to be a stupid, stupid fool. No one understands this game, or why things happen how they happen, particularly when everyone expects exactly the opposite...

    Anthony Witrado Written by Anthony Witrado about 3 months ago 32,135 reads 85 comments

  18. Clayton Kershaw vs. Adam Wainwright Game 1 Ace Clash Is Crucial NLDS Tone-Setter

    From the city that brought you Freddy vs. Jason , Alien vs. Predator and Scott Pilgrim vs. The World comes the latest and greatest in "vs." entertainment. Clayton Kershaw vs...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 3 months ago 3,975 reads 14 comments

  19. Ranking the Top 5 Los Angeles Dodgers Pitchers of All Time

    Throughout the illustrious timeline of Dodger baseball, many "bums" have etched out legendary status among baseball fans. From Brooklyn to Los Angeles, the Dodgers have perennially fielded all-time greats...

    Alexander Metalis Written by Alexander Metalis about 3 months ago 390 reads 0 comments

  20. Dodgers Need Kershaw-Greinke Two-Headed Monster to Dominate in Postseason

    This is their postseason to own, a month when Clayton Kershaw and Zack Greinke can pitch themselves into October lore and fortify their legacies as members of the Los Angeles Dodgers ...

    Anthony Witrado Written by Anthony Witrado about 3 months ago 7,358 reads 17 comments

  21. Highlighting the 12 Biggest Heroes of the 2014 MLB Pennant Races

    When things get tight at the end of the MLB season, some players show up and guide their teams into the playoffs. Last season, it was right-hander Michael Wacha, who joined the St...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 3 months ago 5,959 reads 6 comments

  22. MLB Cy Young 2014: Breaking Down Leading Candidates for Prestigious Award

    The race for the American League and National League Cy Young Awards this season are absolutely fascinating heading down the home stretch...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 3 months ago 8,925 reads 16 comments

  23. With NL West Clinched Behind Kershaw, Dodgers Are a Dangerous Postseason Team

    For the second straight year, the Los Angeles Dodgers are National League West champions. Led by another strong performance from probable NL Cy Young Award winner and legitimate ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 3 months ago 13,608 reads 64 comments

  24. Clayton Kershaw Robs Tim Hudson with Behind-the-Back Grab

    You've seen Clayton Kershaw confound hitters all season with his arm. Now watch him do it with his glove...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 3 months ago 18,226 reads 25 comments

  25. Next Step of Clayton Kershaw's Historic Young Career Must Be Dominating October

    Not only is Clayton Kershaw the clear front-runner for the National League Cy Young Award, which would be his third in four seasons, he also has an opportunity to double up by winning the NL MVP, too...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 3 months ago 12,774 reads 38 comments