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  1. As time flies for Kyle Hendricks, confidence builds for Cubs

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Two of the most humble of Chicago Cubs prospects took center stage on Wednesday at Wrigley Field. First, slugger Kris Bryant was honored as the team's minor league player of the year. Then, last year's minor league pitcher of the year, ...

    Blog | September 17, 2014
  2. Game of wait and see for Cubs prospect Kris Bryant, but he's read...

    Jesse Rogers

    Kris Bryant, the Chicago Cubs' newly anointed Minor League Player of the Year, fields questions from reporters at Wrigley Field. CHICAGO -- Wearing a sport coat instead of a Chicago Cubs uniform, top prospect Kris Bryant arrived at Wrigley Fi...

    Blog | September 17, 2014
  3. GM Jed Hoyer on Kris Bryant in 2015: 'Too early to speculate'

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- By now it shouldn't come as any surprise the Chicago Cubs aren't necessarily ready to hand the organization's minor league player of the year, Kris Bryant, a starting job -- at least not on April 6 when the 2015 season begins. When gene...

    Blog | September 15, 2014
  4. Mets honor Matz, Herrera as players of year

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK -- The Mets have selected left-hander Steven Matz as their minor-league pitcher of Herrera Matz the year and second baseman Dilson Herrera as their minor-league player of the year. Additionally, they have selected a Sterling Awar...

    Blog | September 10, 2014
  5. Bryant wins BA minor league player of year

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs third base prospect Kris Bryant is Baseball America's minor league player of the year, the publication announced on Tuesday. Bryant is the first Cub to win the award since its inception in 1981. Bryant, 22, hit a combined 4...

    Blog | September 09, 2014
  6. Mets select Oregon St. slugger Conforto

    Adam Rubin

    Steve Conner/Icon SMIThe Mets have selected Oregon state outfielder Michael Conforto with the 10th overall pick in the draft.CHICAGO -- With the 10th overall pick in the draft, the Mets have selected two-time Pac-12 Player of the Year Michael Confort...

    Blog | June 05, 2014
  7. Francisco Liriano of Pittsburgh Pirates to test groin Wednesday

    Pittsburgh Pirates left-hander Francisco Liriano will test out his ailing groin Wednesday in either a simulated game or a minor-league game.

    Story | Conversation | March 25, 2014
  8. Jackson, Odor win minor league awards

    Richard Durrett

    Infielder Rougned Odor was named the Tom Grieve Player of the Year and right-handed pitcher Luke Jackson was awarded the Nolan Ryan Pitcher of the Year as the duo headlined the yearly minor league award winners for the Texas Rangers in 2013. Outfield...

    Blog | January 14, 2014
  9. Jameis Winston of Florida State Seminoles named AP player of the ...

    Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston is The Associated Press player of the year.

    Story | Conversation | December 24, 2013
  10. Awards: Adrian Beltre is player of the year

    Richard Durrett

    For the second straight season, third baseman Adrian Beltre has won the Texas Rangers Player of the Year award as voted on by the Dallas-Fort Worth chapter of the Baseball Writers' Association of America. Beltre is the first Ranger to win the award i...

    Blog | November 19, 2013
  11. Liriano earns NL Comeback Player award

    Adam Rubin

    Francisco Liriano #47 SP Pittsburgh Pirates 2013 STATS GM26 W16 L8 BB63 K163 ERA3.02 Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Francisco Liriano won the NL Comeback Player of the Year award, beating out finalists Jorge De La Rosa, Chase Utley and Jayso...

    Blog | November 04, 2013
  12. Miguel Cabrera of Detroit Tigers voted top player by big leaguers...

    Detroit slugger Miguel Cabrera has won his second straight player of the year award in voting by his fellow major leaguers.

    Story | Conversation | November 04, 2013
  13. Mariano Rivera of New York Yankees named AL Comeback Player of th...

    Wallace Matthews

    New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera has been named the American League's Comeback Player of the Year for his going-away season, one that served as a victory lap to his brilliant 19-year career.

    Story | Conversation | November 04, 2013
  14. Best defender of 2013: Andrelton Simmons

    Mark Simon

    Pouya Dianat/Atlanta Braves/Getty ImagesAndrelton Simmons was baseball's best defender in 2013 with plays like this. Who was the Defensive Player of the Year in 2013? In our view, it's not a close call. The SweetSpot voting panel named Braves s...

    Blog | October 29, 2013
  15. Player vote: Byrd NL Comeback finalist

    Adam Rubin

    Marlon Byrd #2 RF Pittsburgh Pirates 2013 STATS GM147 HR24 RBI88 R75 OBP.336 AVG.291 Marlon Byrd is one of three finalists for the Players Choice Award for NL Comeback Player of the Year as voted upon by his peers. The other finalists...

    Blog | October 03, 2013
  16. Minors 8.29.13: Herrera lifts Gnats in debut

    Adam Rubin

    LAS VEGAS 10, COLORADO SPRINGS 7: Dustin Lawley, the Florida State League Player of the Year and home run leader, launched his first Triple-A long ball. Ruben Tejada and Mike Baxter also went deep as the 51s pummeled Sky Sox starter Sean Gallagher fo...

    Blog | August 29, 2013