Tag: 2021 MLB Season

Shohei Ohtani (left) still leads the AL MVP odds, though Vladimir Guerrero (right) has made up ground in the final weeks of the season. (Image: Daniel Shirey/Getty)

AL MVP Odds: Can Vladimir Guerrero Jr. Track Down Shohei Ohtani?

2021 has been the year of Shohei Ohtani. The two-way star has accomplished things on the mound and at the plate that no player has approached since Babe Ruth more than 100 years ago. Yet there’s still at least a touch of drama in the AL MVP race as Vladimir […]

: Lance Lynn has taken over as the favorite in the AL Cy Young Award race. (Image: Jonathan Daniel/Getty)

AL Cy Young Award Odds: Lance Lynn Overtakes Gerrit Cole as Favorite

Gerrit Cole has conspicuously struggled – at least, by his lofty standards – since Major League Baseball began enforcing rules against pitchers using sticky substances on the ball. That has opened the door for other contenders to make cases for the AL Cy Young Award, including Chicago White Sox starter […]

Jonathan India leads the race for the 2021 NL Rookie of the Year award. (Image: AP)

NL Rookie of the Year Odds: Jonathan India, Trevor Rogers in Two-Way Race

Jonathan India has quickly risen to the Major Leagues, impressed his Cincinnati Reds teammates, and shown the potential to become a superstar. The 24-year-old second baseman has also positioned himself as the favorite to win the National League Rookie of the Year Award in a race that might come down […]

The Chicago Cubs are suffering through a 10-game losing streak, one that could sink their hopes of being playoff contenders this season. (Image: Justin K. Aller/Getty)

Chicago Cubs Fading from Contention After 10-Game Losing Streak

On June 24, Zach Davies and three relievers combined for a no-hitter as the Chicago Cubs beat the Dodgers 4-0 in Los Angeles. The win kept Chicago tied atop the NL Central standings, a position they had been in – sometimes even with a slight lead – for most of […]

Shohei Ohtani (left) and Vladimir Guerrero Jr. (right) have left everyone else behind in the race for AL MVP. (Image: USA Today/Reuters)

Midseason MLB Awards: Ohtani and Guerrero in Two-Way Race for AL MVP

Given the two-way performance that Shohei Ohtani of the Los Angeles Angels has produced this year, it would take something special from another player to challenge him for the AL MVP award. But through the first half of the season, Toronto Blue Jays star Vladimir Guerrero Jr. has put up […]