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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…


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…