The Cubs, White Sox, Dodgers and Marlins walked away winners at this week's winter meetings, while the defending champion Giants and three other teams left San Diego empty-handed and searching for answers.
If you thought that the 2013 season wasn't jam-packed with strange but true feats on and off the diamond, Jayson Stark's here to disabuse you of that notion.
Jayson Stark picks the winners and losers of the offseason to date, considering the winter meetings couldn't match the activity from the previous week.
What's new? From Albert Pujols in L.A. to the playoffs to Marlins Park in Miami, the 2012 season has a much different look.
Can the Indians keep up their phenomenal play and stay on top of the American League Central? If not, who's going to catch them?
Carl Crawford sealed the deal for the Red Sox, who were the big winners at the winter meetings. The big losers? The Angels, for losing Crawford -- their primary offseason target -- to Boston.
It's safe to say that the first half of the season was filled with crazy injuries, nutty box-score lines and a fair share of no-hitters.
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.
What happens when you acquire Cliff Lee and Victor Martinez? You're a trade deadline winner, as the Phillies and Red Sox are, respectively.
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.
From Most Valuable Players to Cy Youngs to Cy Yuks, it's time for Jayson Stark to start doling out his annual midseason awards.
Due to a weak free-agent class, many trades could be made at the winter meetings.
From the LVPs to the Cy Yuks to the nutty injuries, it's been a memorable season, writes Jayson Stark. • Who should win?
The Orioles are in danger of making the kind of history nobody wants to make.