There's still a long, long way to go, but here's what we've learned from the first 30 games or so.
Matt Kemp ... Roy Halladay ... Jered Weaver. The head-scratching, season-altering blockbuster injuries just keep on coming.
The Rockies are rolling and the Coors Factor is gaining momentum in the battles for the MVP and Cy Young in the National League.
Joey Votto's got the edge in the NL MVP race, and Felix Hernandez is the leader for AL Cy Young.
Relief pitchers, even the great ones, are rarely given serious consideration for Cy Young or MVP. The time has come to establish a new major award.
It's time to bid farewell to another season that was filled with highs, lows and so much in between. With that said, here come the awards.
A swarm of bees at Petco Park. A flock of sea gulls at Progressive Field. A Nat with almost as many homers as his team has wins. Yeah, it's been one bizarre first half, for sure.
From Cy Youngs and Cy Yuks to MVPs and LVPs to some of the stranger moments on the diamond, we look back at the first half of the 2009 season.
Will the Angels lose their mojo? Can the Rockies do it again? Jayson Stark answers those questions and more with exactly one month left.
From Most Valuable Players to Cy Youngs to Cy Yuks, it's time for Jayson Stark to start doling out his annual midseason awards.
Jayson Stark's first half Cy Youngs and Yuks, MVPs and LVPs, rookies, managers and much more.