Articles by Jeff Fletcher

New York BBWAA dinner returns in 2023

We’re back! The 98th New York Baseball Writers’ dinner will be held on Jan. 28, 2023 at the Hilton in midtown Manhattan, featuring some of the game’s biggest stars. It’s always a great night. Once again, the MVP, Cy Young, Rookie of the Year and Manager of the Year winners…


Outfielder Aaron Judge adds another MVP Award to Yankees’ collection

Yankees’ outfielder Aaron Judge picked up 28 of 30 votes on his way to winning the American League MVP Award. This marks the 21st time that a Yankees player has been honored, the most MVP Awards overall for one club in BBWAA voting dating to 1931. The St. Louis Cardinals…



Astros’ Justin Verlander wins his third AL Cy Young

Astros’ right-hander Justin Verlander was a unanimous selection for the American League Cy Young Award, making him the 11th pitcher to win the award at least three times. Roger Clemens holds the record with seven (six in the American League, one in the National League). Randy Johnson won five times…


Marlins’ Sandy Alcantara rolls to unanimous victory in Cy Young race

Marlins’ right-hander Sandy Alcantara won the National League Cy Young Award unanimously, the 15th time a pitcher in the NL has swept the voting. Alcantara joins a list featuring Sandy Koufax three times (1963, ‘65-66), Greg Maddux twice (1994-95) and once each by Clayton Kershaw (2014), Roy Halladay (2010), Jake…






2022 award winners to be announced on MLB Network

Once again, the BBWAA will be announcing the winners of its annual awards live on MLB Network. The winners will be announced in according to the schedule below. Each announcement show runs from 6-8 p.m. ET. The top three finishers for each award are listed alphabetically below. Voting took place…