Articles by Jeff Fletcher

Tickets available for 2019 Awards dinner

Winners of the BBWAA 2018 national awards, and the New York chapter’s local awards, will be honored on Jan. 26, 2019 at the New York Hilton Midtown Hotel. Tickets are available for $275 per person. Tables for up to 12 people can also be reserved. For more information on the…


Batting champ Mookie Betts wins AL MVP

Mookie Betts was elected the American League MVP, marking the 11th time a Red Sox player was honored. The others were Ted Williams in 1946 and 1949, Jimmie Foxx in 1938, Jackie Jensen in 1958, Carl Yastrzemski in 1967, Fred Lynn in 1975, Jim Rice in 1978, Roger Clemens in…




Rays’ Blake Snell wins tight race for AL Cy Young

Blake Snell is the second Tampa Bay Rays pitcher to win the Cy Young Award. David Price won the award in 2012. Snell’s 180 2/3 innings pitched were the fewest for a Cy Young Award-winning starting pitcher in a full season. Verlander, who won the award in 2011, became the…



Braves’ Brian Snitker honored as NL’s top manager

Brian Snitker was selected as National League Manager of the Year, marking the fourth time a Braves manager has been honored. Hall of Famer Bobby Cox won the award in 1991, 2004 and 2005 (and also in 1985 in the AL with the Blue Jays). Snitker is the seventh Manager…




Award announcements underway this week

The BBWAA is once again releasing its annual award winners on MLB Network this week. Each day’s show begins at 6 p.m. ET. Immediately after the winners are announced, full voting details will be provided here. On Nov. 5, the BBWAA announced the top three finishers, alphabetically, for each award….