In 2013, Arizona's Paul Goldschmidt finished second in MVP voting to Pittsburgh's Andrew McCuthen. This season, Goldschmidt was even better.
On August 3rd, Evan Marshall's life took a horrific, nearly fatal turn. Now, only three months later, the hard-throwing right-hander is on the mend and looking to win back his spot in the Diamondbacks bullpen during Spring Training.
Zach Buchanan looks at the arguments for and against three pitchers the Diamondbacks could potentially target.
Dallas Keuchel comfortably cruised to his award in the AL, while Arrieta narrowly beat out the Dodgers' Zack Greinke.
Joe Maddon led the Cubs to a 97-win season and their first NLCS appearance since 2003. Bannister led the Rangers from the AL's worst record in 2014 (and third worst overall) to an 88-win season that claimed the AL West title.
The slugging Cubs' third baseman garnered all 30 first place votes.
The Houston Astros' exciting shortstop narrowly edged out Cleveland's Francisco Lindor.