Articles by Jeff Fletcher


Twins’ first-year skipper Rocco Baldelli wins Manager of the Year

Rocco Baldelli of the Minnesota Twins was named American League Manager of the Year. This election marks the second time in the AL and the eighth time overall that the award went to someone who was in his first full season as a major league manager. The Rangers’ Jeff Banister…





2019 Winners to be revealed on MLB Network

The winners of the four annual BBWAA awards will be announced live on MLB Network the week of Nov. 11, 2019. The top three finishers for the awards will be revealed here on Nov. 4. All announcement shows begin at 6 p.m. ET on MLB Network. The full schedule of…


Award winners honored at dinner in New York

The winners of the annual BBWAA awards, as well as those from the New York chapter, were honored at the annual awards dinner on Jan. 26 in New York. Details on the local chapter’s awards can be found here. Here is a video with some of the highlights, from MLB…



Jayson Stark honored with Spink Award

Jayson Stark, who for more than four decades has exhibited passion and humor in equal measure in his baseball coverage, was elected the 2019 winner of the J.G. Taylor Spink Award in balloting by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. He will be honored with the award that is presented…