1. 2010 NL Cy Young: Philadelphia Phillies' Ace Roy Halladay Is B/R's Choice

    Today, the Baseball Writers Association of America will unveil its choice for the 2010 National League Cy Young Award, making this the first time in the more than three weeks since ...

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  2. 2010 AL Cy Young 2010: B/R Says Long Live the Mariners' King Felix Hernandez

    Three weeks ago, Bleacher Report's Featured Columnists began to unveil the results of our end-of-season wards poll...

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  3. AL Rookie of the Year: Why Carlos Santana Should Have Won

    The Baseball Writers Association of America have announced its choice for AL Rookie of the Year for 2010, and Texas Rangers RP Neftali Feliz took home the honor while capturing 20 of the possible 28 first-place votes...

    Lewie Pollis Written by Lewie Pollis about 4 years ago 1,491 reads 25 comments

  4. 2010 NL Manager of the Year: B/R Columnists Pick San Diego Padres' Bud Black

    Next week, the Baseball Writers Association of America will begin to unveil its picks for Major League Baseball's most important end-of-season awards: Rookies of the Year, Managers of the Year, Cy Youngs and Most Valuable Players...

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  5. Derek Jeter's Gold Glove and the Meaning of Good Defense: To Err Is Human

    When Derek Jeter was announced as the AL Gold Glove winner at shortstop Tuesday afternoon, I hit the roof...

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  6. 2010 AL Manager of The Year: B/R Columnists Pick Texas Rangers' Ron Washington

    This week, Bleacher Report's Featured Columnists continued our 16-part series on Major League Baseball's end-of-season awards with the results of our Rookie of the Year votes in the AL and the NL...

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  7. Damn Yankees: The Pure Insanity of Derek Jeter's Gold Glove

    The national media’s love affair with the New York Yankees knows no bounds. They get the headlines, they get the national broadcasts, and they get the end-of-season awards...

    Lewie Pollis Written by Lewie Pollis about 4 years ago 2,539 reads 38 comments

  8. 2010 NL Rookie of the Year: B/R Columnists Pick Buster Posey Over Jason Heyward

    The 2010 season is likely to go down as the "Year of the Pitcher," but it could also be adequately labeled the "Year of the Rookie." Two rookies, Buster Posey and Madison Bumgarner, led the San Francisco Giants to an unlikely championship...

    Lewie Pollis Written by Lewie Pollis about 4 years ago 5,136 reads 20 comments

  9. 2010 AL Rookie of The Year: Neftali Feliz, Austin Jackson Close in B/R Poll

    Two weeks ago, Bleacher Report's MLB Featured Columnists began releasing the results of our end-of-season awards vote...

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  10. MLB Awards 2010: NL Relief Man of the Year Is San Francisco Giants' Brian Wilson

    Every year, managers, coaches and writers from around Major League Baseball award honors and trophies to the players—and every year, they screw up. So Bleacher Report's featured columnists decided to do it ourselves...

    Lewie Pollis Written by Lewie Pollis about 4 years ago 2,062 reads 7 comments

  11. MLB Awards 2010: B/R's AL Relief Man of the Year: Tampa Bay Rays' Rafael Soriano

    Every year, managers, coaches and writers from around Major League Baseball award honors and trophies to the players—and every year, they screw up. So Bleacher Report's Featured Columnists decided to do it ourselves...

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  12. MLB Awards 2010: Braves' Tim Hudson Is B/R's NL Comeback Player of the Year

    Every year, managers, coaches and writers from around Major League Baseball award honors and trophies to the players—and every year, they screw up. So Bleacher Report's Featured Columnists decided to do it ourselves...

    Lewie Pollis Written by Lewie Pollis about 4 years ago 1,206 reads 3 comments

  13. MLB Awards 2010: Francisco Liriano Is B/R's AL Comeback Player Of The Year

    Every year, managers, coaches and writers from around Major League Baseball award honors and trophies to the players. And every year, they screw up. So Bleacher Report's Featured Columnists decided to do it ourselves...

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  14. MLB Awards 2010: B/R Columnists Pick Joey Votto and the NL Silver Sluggers

    Every year, managers, coaches and writers from around Major League Baseball award honors and trophies to the players—and every year, they screw up...

    Lewie Pollis Written by Lewie Pollis about 4 years ago 1,134 reads 7 comments

  15. MLB Awards 2010: B/R Columnists' Picks for AL Silver Sluggers

    Every year, managers, coaches and writers from around Major League Baseball award honors and trophies to the players. And every year, they screw up...

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  16. MLB Awards 2010: B/R Featured Columnists Pick the NL Gold Gloves

    Each year, at least a handful of undeserving players take home one of MLB's annual end-of-season awards. Consider Jimmy Rollins' MVP award in 2007 and Roger Clemens beating out Randy Johnson for the NL Cy Young in 2004...

    Lewie Pollis Written by Lewie Pollis about 4 years ago 2,022 reads 21 comments

  17. MLB Awards 2010: B/R Featured Columnists Pick the AL Gold Gloves

    Every year, members of the Baseball Writers' Association of America fulfill their duties by voting for the Rookie of the Year, Manager of the Year, Cy Young and Most Valuable Player awards...

    Lewie Pollis Written by Lewie Pollis about 4 years ago 2,240 reads 18 comments

  18. MLB Playoff Predictions: 10 Reasons Why the Rangers Will Win the World Series

    Listening to the talking heads on TV drone on about who will win the World Series is getting old. Yes, the Yankees have the star power and tradition. We heard you the first 50 times...

    Lewie Pollis Written by Lewie Pollis about 4 years ago 3,487 reads 14 comments

  19. MLB Playoff Predictions: Power Ranking the Teams in the Stats That Really Matter

    In Baseball Between the Numbers: Why Everything You Know About the Game is Wrong , Nate Silver and Dayn Perry tackled a question that had mystified fans and analysts for more than ...

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  20. MLB Playoff Predictions: The 15 Biggest Questions Facing Playoff Teams

    You can spend all season waiting for the playoffs. You can design a roster around winning a seven-game series. You can run simulations and statistical analysis until you're blue in the face...

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  21. 2010 MLB Playoffs: Why San Francisco Giants' Win Over Padres Is Bad for Baseball

    I have nothing against the San Francisco Giants —in fact, I don’t particularly care about them one way or the other. I’m sure they’re nice people, and they’re certainly a very good baseball team...

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  22. 2010 MLB Playoffs: Ranking the Top 25 Postseason Careers in MLB History

    Say what you want about the problems with MLB's current playoff system. You can bemoan the addition of the Wild Card, or whine about how home field advantage for the World Series is ...

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  23. Indian Summer: 10 Reasons Why Cleveland's 2010 Season Wasn't a Complete Disaster

    It's been a bad year for Cleveland Indians fans.Most of us Tribe faithful had low expectations when the season began...

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  24. 2010 MLB Pennant Races: Joey Votto, Troy Tulowitzki and The MLB All-Clutch Team

    The advent of sabermetrics has changed the way we look at "clutch.""Situational hitting" is luck. "Inducing weak contact" is luck. "Performing under pressure" is luck. It's all been proven with math and logic and regression analysis...

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  25. Hitting the Home Stretch: 10 MLB Pennant Race Matchups To Watch This Week

    Boy, this season went by fast.Seems like just yesterday that the Mariners were gearing up to take the league by storm with lights-out pitching and defense, and the Padres were preparing to field offers for Adrian Gonzalez...

    Lewie Pollis Written by Lewie Pollis about over 4 years ago 1,430 reads 3 comments