Awards

MVP Awards

American League: Mike Trout
American League: Mike Trout

Mike Trout claimed his first MVP Award in unanimous fashion after finishing second to Miguel Cabrera each of the past two seasons.

National League: Clayton Kershaw
National League: Clayton Kershaw

Clayton Kershaw was the first NL pitcher since Bob Gibson in 1968 to win the Cy Young and MVP in the same season.

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Cy Young Awards

American League: Corey Kluber
American League: Corey Kluber

The righty broke out with 18 wins, a 2.44 ERA and 269 strikeouts, becoming the Tribe's first Cy Young winner since 2008.

National League: Clayton Kershaw
National League: Clayton Kershaw

The Dodgers' ace was a unanimous winner after going 21-3 with a career-best 1.77 ERA.


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Rookie of the Year Awards

American League: Jose Abreu
American League: Jose Abreu

The White Sox slugger was a unanimous winner after slugging 36 homers and driving in 107 runs.

National League: Jacob deGrom
National League: Jacob deGrom

The right-hander finished with a 2.69 ERA, emerging by going 6-1 with a 2.16 ERA after the All-Star break for the Mets.

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Manager of the Year Awards

American League: Buck Showalter
American League: Buck Showalter

Having won in 1994 and 2004, Showalter completed the trilogy by anchoring the O's to a division title.

National League: Matt Williams
National League: Matt Williams

In his first season as a manager, Williams propelled the Nationals to 96 victories and the National League East crown.

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Gold Glove Awards

American League

  • C: Salvador Perez, Royals
  • 1B: Eric Hosmer, Royals
  • 2B: Dustin Pedroia, Red Sox
  • 3B: Kyle Seager, Mariners
  • SS: J.J. Hardy, Orioles
  • LF: Alex Gordon, Royals
  • CF: Adam Jones, Orioles
  • RF: Nick Markakis, Orioles
  • P: Dallas Keuchel, Astros

National League

  • C: Yadier Molina, Cardinals
  • 1B: Adrian Gonzalez, Dodgers
  • 2B: DJ LeMahieu, Rockies
  • 3B: Nolan Arenado, Rockies
  • SS: Andrelton Simmons, Braves
  • LF: Christian Yelich, Marlins
  • CF: Juan Lagares, Mets
  • RF: Jason Heyward, Braves
  • P: Zack Greinke, Dodgers

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Defensive Awards

Defensive Players of the Year
Defensive Players of the Year

  • The Wilson Defensive Player of the Year Awards are determined by a formula that balances scouting information, sabermetric analysis and basic fielding stats. Last year, one player from each club was honored, but Dustin Pedroia (Boston) and Gerardo Parra (Arizona) came away as the top defensive players in the AL and NL, respectively.

  • 1B: Adrian Gonzalez, Dodgers
  • 2B: Ian Kinsler, Tigers
  • SS: Andrelton Simmons, Braves
  • 3B: Juan Uribe, Dodgers
  • LF: Alex Gordon, Royals
  • CF: Lorenzo Cain, Royals
  • RF: Jason Heyward, Braves
  • P: Johnny Cueto, Reds
  • C: Russell Martin, Pirates

  • Defensive Team of the Year: Cincinnati Reds
  • Overall Defensive Player of the Year: Heyward
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Silver Slugger Awards

American League
American League

  • Handed out each season since 1980, the Silver Slugger Awards honor the game's top hitters and are voted on by big league coaches and managers. The 2014 results included eight first-time winners and five teams with a pair of honorees. Votes are based on batting average, OBP and slugging percentage, as well as coaches' and managers' general impressions of a player's value at the plate.

  • C: Yan Gomes, Indians
  • 1B: Jose Abreu, White Sox
  • 2B: Jose Altuve, Astros
  • 3B: Adrian Beltre, Rangers
  • SS: Alexei Ramirez, White Sox
  • OF: Jose Bautista, Blue Jays
  • OF: Michael Brantley, Indians
  • OF: Mike Trout, Angels
  • DH: Victor Martinez, Tigers

National League

  • C: Buster Posey, Giants
  • 1B: Adrian Gonzalez, Dodgers
  • 2B: Neil Walker, Pirates
  • 3B: Anthony Rendon, Nationals
  • SS: Ian Desmond, Nationals
  • OF: Andrew McCutchen, Pirates
  • OF: Giancarlo Stanton, Marlins
  • OF: Justin Upton, Braves
  • P: Madison Bumgarner, Giants

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GIBBY Awards

GIBBY Awards
GIBBY Awards

Players Choice Awards

2014 Winners
2014 Winners

Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw took center stage at the unveiling of the Players Choice Awards, claiming Player of the Year, Marvin Miller Man of the Year and NL Outstanding Pitcher. More »

American League

Outstanding Player: Mike Trout, Angels
Outstanding Pitcher: Felix Hernandez, Mariners
Outstanding Rookie: Jose Abreu, White Sox
Comeback Player: Chris Young, Mariners

National League

Outstanding Pitcher: Clayton Kershaw, Dodgers
Outstanding Player: Giancarlo Stanton, Marlins
Outstanding Rookie: Jacob deGrom, Mets
Comeback Player: Casey McGehee, Marlins

Postseason Awards

World Series MVP: Madison Bumgarner
World Series MVP: Madison Bumgarner

After winning Game 1 and Game 5, Bumgarner sealed the 2014 World Series for the Giants with five shutout innings of relief in Game 7. More »

ALCS MVP: Lorenzo Cain
ALCS MVP: Lorenzo Cain

Cain batted .533 (8-for-15) with two doubles, two walks and a stolen base in the series, patrolling center field and right field with aplomb to help lead the Royals to the World Series. More »

NLCS MVP: Madison Bumgarner
NLCS MVP: Madison Bumgarner

Bumgarner all but single-handedly won Game 1 with 7 2/3 shutout innings, then put the Giants on his back for much of Game 5, retiring the final 13 batters he saw. More »

Aaron Awards

American League: Mike Trout
American League: Mike Trout

Angels slugger Trout topped the AL with 115 runs and 111 RBIs, while hitting .287 with 36 home runs and a .939 OPS. More »

National League: Giancarlo Stanton
National League: Giancarlo Stanton

Despite an injury-shortened year, Stanton led the NL in total bases (299), hitting .288 with 37 HRs,105 RBIs and a .950 OPS. More »

Clemente Award

Clemente Award: Rollins and Konerko
Clemente Award: Rollins and Konerko

For the first time, there were two winners for the Roberto Clemente Award as veterans Jimmy Rollins and Paul Konerko shared the honor, which recognizes those who best represent the game through positive contributions on and off the field, including sportsmanship and community involvement. More »

Outstanding DH Award

Victor Martinez
Victor Martinez

Victor Martinez became the first Tiger to win the Edgar Martinez Outstanding Designated Hitter Award since Rusty Staub in 1978. Martinez led the Major Leagues with a .974 OPS, and topped the American League with a .409 on-base percentage. More »

Comeback Player Awards

American League: Chris Young
American League: Chris Young

Young went 12-9 with a 3.65 ERA over 30 games (29 starts) in his first season with Seattle following an injury-plagued 2013 season in which he made nine Minor League starts. More »

National League: Casey McGehee
National League: Casey McGehee

In his first year with the Marlins following a season with the Rakuten Golden Eagles of Nippon Professional Baseball, McGehee batted .287 with 29 doubles, four homers, 76 RBIs and 56 runs scored. More »