Clint Hurdle has won the NL Manager of the Year award after guiding the Pittsburgh Pirates to the playoffs in their first winning season since 1992.
Jeff Francis came out of the bullpen to win his first start in more than three months, Michael Cuddyer won his first batting title, and Todd Helton singled in the final game of his career to help the Rockies beat the Dodgers 2-1.
The Los Angeles Dodgers are reaping the benefits from the most productive run of Ricky Nolasco’s career.
Not only do many of us see the Dodgers as a five borough endeavor, an extension of our blue-collar grit and white-collar elitism, but we now must watch our enemy rocket to the top with a Yankee icon at the helm.
A tough stretch in the last few days for the Colorado Rockies made Dexter Fowler’s game-winning hit in the team’s final at-bat that much sweeter.
Six years ago the Colorado Rockies swept the New York Yankees in a three-game series at Coors Field. On Tuesday, for the first time since, the Yankees return to Colorado for another three-game set.
Chris Capuano’s scintillating start with the Los Angeles Dodgers has provided quite a boost for a rotation that needed some depth, an ingredient that was sorely missing last season.