NewsVerlander Returns the MVP to Pitchers
Paul Sancya/Associated Press Justin Verlander of the Detroit Tigers became the first pitcher to win the Most Valuable Player award since 1992. Keep up with the latest news on The Times's baseball blog. Ted Mathias/Associated Press Dennis Eckersley, ... read more
Dennis Eckersley, last pitcher to win MVP, on Verlander: 'He deserves it'
Tigers ace Justin Verlander broke the drought. "Good for him! It was his year," Eckersley said by phone. "You can't have a better year. I don't know he can match that. All the stars lined up for him this year." Eckersley, 57, won the MVP for the A's in ... read more
Grandy, Cano place behind MVP Verlander
Neither was crowned as the eventual winner of the award, which went to Tigers ace Justin Verlander in the results of the voting by the Baseball Writers' Association of America, announced on Monday. Granderson placed fourth, earning three first-place ... read more