Articles by Jeff Fletcher

2018 winners to be revealed on MLB Network again

The winners of the four annual BBWAA awards will be announced live on MLB Network the week of Nov. 12, 2018. The top three finishers for the awards will be revealed here on Nov. 5. All announcement shows begin at 6 p.m. ET on MLB Network. The full schedule of…



Longtime Indians beat writer Sheldon Ocker honored with 2018 Spink Award

Sheldon Ocker, who covered the Cleveland Indians for 33 seasons, was elected the 2018 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 annually to a sportswriter “for meritorious contributions to baseball writing”…






Indians’ Corey Kluber wins 2nd Cy Young in 4 seasons

Corey Kluber of the Indians, who also was honored in 2014, became the 19th pitcher to win multiple Cy Young Awards. He joins seven-time winner Roger Clemens; five-time winner Randy Johnson; four-time winners Steve Carlton and Greg Maddux; three-time winners Sandy Koufax, Tom Seaver, Jim Palmer, Pedro Martinez, Clayton Kershaw…



Diamondbacks’ Torey Lovullo wins Manager of the Year in debut season

Torey Lovullo of the Arizona Diamondbacks won the National League Manager of the Year after his first year as a major league manager. This election marked the seventh time overall and the fourth year in a row that the award went to someone who was in his first full season…