TheSTN – MLB: Ichiro Suzuki of the New York Yankees named the American League Player of the Week

New York Yankees outfielder Ichiro Suzuki has been named the American League Player of the Week for the period ending September 23rd. This marks Ichiro’s fourth career weekly honor and his first as a Yankee. He last garnered the award for the period ending September 26, 2010 with the Seattle … Continue reading

TheSTN – MLB & MLBPA Reach Agreement On Melky Cabrera/Rule 10.22(a)

The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association jointly announced that for purposes of determining the individual batting, slugging or on-base percentage champion, the last sentence of Official Baseball Rule 10.22(a) shall not be applicable for the 2012 season for any player who failed … Continue reading

TheSTN – Nine 2012 MLB All-Stars Among 30 Players Nominated For The 2012 Roberto Clemente Award

Fans can vote for the National Award Recipient on MLB.com/ClementeAward and register for a chance to win a trip to the 2012 World Series Major League Baseball and Chevrolet, the official vehicle of Major League Baseball, announced the names of the 30 Club nominees, including nine 2012 MLB All-Stars, for the prestigious … Continue reading

Steve Kallas (TheSTN) – Brilliant Bunt Helps, Terrible Call Hurts, In Yankees Loss to Orioles

This was supposed to be an article solely on Derek Jeter’s brilliant bunt to help give the Yankees a chance in what turned out to be a 5-4 big loss to the Orioles on Saturday night.  But after first base ump Jerry Meals blew a pretty easy call at first … Continue reading

TheSTN – MLB: Adrian Beltre of the Texas Rangers named the AL Player of the Week

Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre has been named the American League Player of the Week for the period ending August 26th. This is Adrian’s third career Player of the Week honor and his first in the A.L. (last accomplished for the week ending June 27, 2004 with the Los … Continue reading

TheSTN – MLB: Giancarlo Stanton of the Miami Marlins named NL Player of the Week

Giancarlo Stanton of the Miami Marlins named National League Player of the Week Miami Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton has been named the National League Player of the Week for the period ending August 26th. In seven games last week, Stanton was tied for first in the Majors with five … Continue reading