Yankees, Dodgers phenoms lead new ROY poll

In the most recent Rookie of the Year poll, Yankees second baseman Gleyber Torres got 34 of 37 first-place votes to outdistance teammate Miguel Andujar. In the National League, Dodgers righty Walker Buehler continues to lead the poll, this time with 139 points.… Read More
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These 10 make up our All-Phenom Team

There have been 85 players age 23 and under who have appeared in a Major League game this season, which got us thinking about the All-Star Game and whether we could create a representative team from baseball's youngest players.… Read More
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Verlander, Scherzer lead latest Cy Young poll

Each of our 32 voters was asked to rank their top three Cy Young Award candidates in each league, with a first-place vote being worth five points, three points for a second-place vote and one point for third-place vote. Therefore, the maximum number of points a player could get was 160.… Read More
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These 11 guys have stepped up for contenders

Since entering the Dodgers' rotation in late April, Ross Stripling has been on the short list of the National League's best starting pitchers. Almost every contender has a similar story. Let's consider 10 others who have impacted this season's division races.… Read More
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Here is the best game every day this week

Our week begins with America's first baseman -- Paul Goldschmidt, one of the hottest hitters on the planet -- leading the D-backs into a big series, and it ends with a pair of rivalries that are more than a century old.… Read More
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First-half surprises shake up standings

You thought you had it all figured out, didn't you? Not pointing fingers, pal. We've all been fooled. Besides, this is a good thing. Not just for fans in Seattle and Atlanta, either. These surprising standings are a larger statement about baseball's parity. Hope springs eternal, or something like that.… Read More
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