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MLB hot stove: What would it take for a pitcher to get Giancarlo Stanton money?

MLB hot stove: What would it take for a pitcher to get Giancarlo Stanton money?

Clayton Kershaw signed a seven-year, $210 million deal this past January after winning two of the past three National League Cy Young awards and finishing second in that term. He then won again this year. Kershaw will earn, on average, $30 million per season, meaning he'd need four more years to get to Stanton's monetary threshold.
McCovey Chronicles Nov 19, 2014

San Francisco Giants Link Dump, 11/19

The beauty parlor is filled with link dumps I got you a pony! Just kidding, it's links. Is Madison Bumgarner the World's #1 Starting Pitcher?According to a Bill James system, Bumgarner's fantastic postseason shot him up the Best Pitcher in Baseball charts, from number 10 all the way to number 2. Hey, second isn't bad, especially considering how otherworldly Clayton Kershaw is. The man's got Cy Youngs, he's won an MVP, his teams have gone to the playoffs . . . it's tough to think of anything Kershaw hasn't accomplished. No gaping holes in that resume. No, sir. Baseball Therapy: Against the...
Red Sox Monster Nov 14, 2014
MLB Awards 2014: Clayton Kershaw's NL MVP Award bucks traditionally flawed voting trends

MLB Awards 2014: Clayton Kershaw's NL MVP Award bucks traditionally flawed voting trends

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw is a worthy and deserving 2014 National League MVP.

Best AL pitcher: Stat-crunching from Bill James says it’s Hernandez

This won’t help the grumbling among some Mariners fans in the aftermath of Felix Hernandez losing out to Cleveland’s Corey Kluber earlier this week in tight balloting for the American League’s Cy Young Award. Sabermetric grand master Bill James has a stat that seeks to identify the “World’s No. 1 Starting Pitcher.” The overall 2014 winner, before and after postseason, is Los Angeles Dodgers left-hander Clayton Kershaw. That’s no surprise. Kershaw was a unanimous choice as the National League’s Cy Young winner in balloting by a panel consisting of 30 Baseball Writers’...
Raise the Jolly Roger! Nov 14, 2014

No repeat for Cutch

I didn’t expect Andrew McCutchen to win the NL MVP — I think it’s pretty darn tough to make a good argument for him over Clayton Kershaw, who won it along with the Cy Young award. Kershaw became the first pitcher to win the NL MVP since Bob Gibson, so that gives you an idea […]
Washington Post Nov 13, 2014

Clayton Kershaw won the NL MVP, but should pitchers ever win the award?

Clayton Kershaw won the National League Most Valuable Player award Thursday, becoming the 22nd pitcher to win the award in its 84-year history. There is little doubt that Kershaw had the best season of any pitcher, in either league, but the debate about whether pitchers should be eligible for the award rages on. Read full article >>
Baltimore Sun Nov 13, 2014

Clayton Kershaw adds first MVP to three Cy Youngs

Clayton Kershaw didn't win a World Series ring this year, but landed the ultimate consolation prize Thursday.
Houston Chronicle Nov 13, 2014

NL NVP Award gives Clayton Kershaw a rare double-dip

Although fans at Dodger Stadium serenaded Clayton Kershaw with MVP chants multiple times during his brilliant 2014 season, the ace lefthander was still a bit surprised Thursday when he became the first National League pitcher since 1968 to win the NL MVP Award. One night after he was a unanimous selection for the NL Cy […]
Los Angeles Times Nov 13, 2014

Clayton Kershaw and Mike Trout are L.A.'s dueling MVPs of summer

For six months they shared the wide eyes and wild cheers of witnesses from a grateful region that fell in love with its baseball supermen.

Andrew McCutchen finishes third in NL MVP voting, Josh Harrison ninth, Russell Martin 13th

Baseball’s award season officially culminated in the MVP Awards tonight, and for the second time in three years, Andrew McCutchen finished third in the balloting. Of course, he won the award in the season he didn’t finish third, so he’s on a pretty solid run. Clayton Kershaw won the award, which shouldn’t have come as a […]

Pirates’ McCutchen finishes 3rd in NL MVP voting

Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen put together another MVP-caliber season in 2014, but Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw had a season for ages. One ...

Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw wins MVP to complete a rare double

Clayton Kershaw still doesn’t have a World Series ring, but he received the ultimate consolation prize Thursday.

My NL MVP ballot

Kershaw Stanton SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Clayton Kershaw has been selected MVP of the NL. Here's my ballot. I was one of eight voters to place Giancarlo Stanton atop the ballot. Thirty ballots were cast overall. 1. Stanton, Marlins 2. Kershaw, Dodgers 3. Andrew McCutchen, Pirates 4. Jonathan Lucroy, Brewers 5. Anthony Rendon, Nationals 6. Hunter Pence, Giants 7. Justin Upton, Braves 8. Adam Wainwright, Cardinals 9. Jhonny Peralta, Cardinals 10.
Rotoworld Nov 13, 2014

Clayton Kershaw named National League MVP - Clayton Kershaw (S) Los Angeles Dodgers

The Baseball Writers Association of American on Thursday named Clayton Kershaw the winner of the 2014 National League MVP award.
Dodgers' Kershaw wins NL MVP

Dodgers' Kershaw wins NL MVP

Clayton Kershaw's 2014 performance was so remarkable he continued to make history even without a baseball in his hands. Following his unanimous selection as the National League's Cy Young Award winner, Kershaw was named the 2014 NL Most Valuable...

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