1. Cy Young Award 2013: AL and NL Winners, Voting Results and Analysis

    The Baseball Writers' Association of America voted on the American and National League Cy Young Award winners, and the results were announced Wednesday night on MLB Network...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 10 months ago 23,828 reads 24 comments

  2. Clayton Kershaw Wins National League Cy Young Award

    For the second time in three seasons, Clayton Kershaw is the National League Cy Young Award winner. MLB had the news: The Baseball Writers Association of America announced ...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 10 months ago 3,945 reads 7 comments

  3. NL Cy Young 2013: Will Carroll's Explanation for His BBWAA Vote

    Clayton Kershaw is no surprise as the 2013 NL Cy Young winner, but I looked at his dominant performance this season in a different way than most. I was one of the voters that gave him the award...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 10 months ago 5,239 reads 18 comments

  4. Why Clayton Kershaw, Max Scherzer Deserve 2013 Cy Young Awards

    Starting pitching is the most precious commodity in Major League Baseball. Finding consistent dominance on the mound is something all 30 teams want but so few are able to get because there aren't that many great arms available...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 10 months ago 6,236 reads 19 comments

  5. Dodgers Cannot Afford to Play Game of Chicken with Clayton Kershaw

    Clayton Kershaw is the best pitcher in Major League Baseball, and one way or another, he's going to be paid as such soon. Just ask his team's owner...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 10 months ago 5,653 reads 11 comments

  6. Clayton Kershaw Reportedly Offered $300 Million Dodgers Contract During Season

    Clayton Kershaw isn't eligible for free agency until after the 2015 season, but the Dodgers don't want to waste any time locking up their ace southpaw...

    Ian Hanford Written by Ian Hanford about 10 months ago 47,761 reads 123 comments

  7. Next Steps: Complete Offseason Guide, Predictions for the Los Angeles Dodgers

    The Dodgers ' magical season ended with an ugly 9-0 loss versus the Cardinals at the hands of rookie pitcher and NLCS MVP Michael Wacha , who tossed 13.2 scoreless innings while defeating ace Clayton Kershaw for the second time in the series...

    Jason Martinez Written by Jason Martinez about 10 months ago 18,868 reads 47 comments

  8. Dodgers vs. Cardinals: Clayton Kershaw Will Push L.A. Past Redbirds

    Rookie sensation Michael Wacha has been amazing for the St. Louis Cardinals over the last two months, but with the Los Angeles Dodgers' postseason hopes on the line, Dodger Nation would be wise to believe in Clayton Kershaw ...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 10 months ago 479 reads 0 comments

  9. Dodgers vs. Cardinals: Keys to Game 5 of the NLCS

    It'll be deja vu when the Los Angeles Dodgers head to St. Louis to face the Cardinals in Game 6 of the National League Championship series on Friday night...

    Alex Espinoza Written by Alex Espinoza about 10 months ago 349 reads 0 comments

  10. Cy Young 2013: Clayton Kershaw and Max Scherzer Blow Away Competition

    The 2013 Cy Young award winners are about as obvious as they come: Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw and Detroit Tigers pitcher Max Scherzer ...

    Josh Aronson Written by Josh Aronson about 10 months ago 7,436 reads 1 comments

  11. What Cardinals Must Do to Avoid Second Straight NLCS Collapse

    With a 3-2 lead in the NLCS, the St. Louis Cardinals will have two home games to try to finish off the Los Angeles Dodgers and advance to the World Series...

    Jason Martinez Written by Jason Martinez about 11 months ago 7,355 reads 32 comments

  12. Will Clayton Kershaw's Struggles Against Cardinals' Offense Continue into NLCS?

    Clayton Kershaw , coming off of a year in which he posted the lowest single-season ERA since Pedro Martinez in 2000, is the best pitcher on the planet right now...

    Joe Giglio Written by Joe Giglio about 11 months ago 1,598 reads 2 comments

  13. NLCS 2013: Predicting Dodgers and Cardinals' Pitching Rotations

    The 2013 National League Championship Series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and St. Louis Cardinals will be decided by starting pitching...

    Peter Panacy Written by Peter Panacy about 11 months ago 6,674 reads 1 comments

  14. 2 Prospects the Miami Marlins Can Build Around

    When you finished 62-100 , lost more games than the previous season for four consecutive years , haven't qualified for the playoffs since 2003 and slashed payroll to less than $40 ...

    Cheng Sio Written by Cheng Sio about 11 months ago 2,559 reads 6 comments

  15. Clayton Kershaw Named Game 4 Starter for Los Angeles Dodgers

    The Atlanta Braves better be ready for a double dose of Clayton Kershaw . Hours before the Los Angeles Dodgers host Atlanta in Game 4 of the NLDS, the team's Twitter account announced ...

    Alex Espinoza Written by Alex Espinoza about 11 months ago 15,047 reads 59 comments

  16. Would Dominant Postseason Guarantee Clayton Kershaw Record-Setting Contract?

    "Highest-paid pitcher in MLB history." Now there's a title we've seen change hands quite a bit in recent years, going from CC Sabathia to Felix Hernandez to, most recently, Justin Verlander...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 11 months ago 17,585 reads 49 comments

  17. Building a 25-Man Super Team Using All 2013 ALDS, NLDS Playoff Teams

    For a team to get to the postseason, it usually takes the effort of a full 25-man roster and, in most cases, as many as 30-35 players throughout the 162-game regular season...

    Jason Martinez Written by Jason Martinez about 11 months ago 2,850 reads 10 comments

  18. Los Angeles Dodgers: Final Regular Season Grades for Each Player

    The Los Angeles Dodgers are NL West Champs. How good does that sound? Dodgers fans deserve this, given how rough the last couple of years have been. From the tragic incident surrounding Bryan Stow to the tragedy that was Frank McCourt ...

    Matthew Seukunian Written by Matthew Seukunian about 11 months ago 1,186 reads 1 comments

  19. Los Angeles Dodgers' Pitching Is Key to Success in Playoff Run

    Just a few weeks ago the Dodgers were faced with a rare dilemma. They had an overabundance of top-tier players in the outfield position, so manager Don Mattingly had the luxury ...

    Young Rae Kim Written by Young Rae Kim about 11 months ago 984 reads 2 comments

  20. Is Clayton Kershaw Poised to Dominate October, Carry Dodgers to Title?

    One of the greatest regular-season pitching performances in recent memory has come to a close. Ace lefty Clayton Kershaw fired six innings of shutout ball against the Colorado ...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 11 months ago 6,458 reads 15 comments

  21. Where the Start of Clayton Kershaw's Career Ranks Among Best of Past 50 Years

    Friday night's scolding of the Colorado Rockies marked the end of Clayton Kershaw 's 2013 regular season...

    Ely Sussman Written by Ely Sussman about 11 months ago 4,604 reads 14 comments

  22. Comparing Clayton Kershaw's Season to Past Pitchers Who Swept MVP, Cy Young

    Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw has a legitimate chance to make history by becoming the 11th pitcher in MLB history to win the Cy Young and Most Valuable Player awards in the same season...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 12 months ago 2,825 reads 3 comments

  23. Should Clayton Kershaw, or Andrew McCutchen, Win the 2013 NL MVP Award?

    Welcome to Round 3 of our Lead Writer debate series! Following a debate over the worst pennant race collapse in Major League Baseball history, two members of the Bleacher Report MLB team are ready for another scuffle...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 12 months ago 18,285 reads 142 comments