League History

Boston Red Sox

2016 American League Champions

New York Mets

2016 National League Champions

Boston Red Sox

2016 WORLD CHAMPIONS

Cleveland Indians

2015 American League Champions

Arizona Diamondbacks

2015 National League Champions

Cleveland Indians

2015 WORLD CHAMPIONS

MVP

2015 - Paul Goldschmidt - NATIONAL LEAGUE

(.338, 25 HR, 131 RBI, .554 SLG)

2015 - Andres Blanco - AMERICAN LEAGUE

(.309, 18 HR, 102 RBI, .525 SLG)

Cy Young

2015 - Rich Hill - AMERICAN LEAGUE

(21-9, 2.52 ERA, 0.92 WHIP)

2015 - Jake Arrieta - NATIONAL LEAGUE

(25-6, 1.66 ERA, 0.66 WHIP)

Rookie of the Year

2015 - Gary Sanchez - AMERICAN LEAGUE

(.265, 41 HR, 102 RBI, .537 SLG)

2015 - Gleyber Torres - NATIONAL LEAGUE

(.331, 22 HR, 87 RBI, .523 SLG)

Custom Awards

2015
AL Relief Pitcher of the Year:
Jeff Manship
2015
Strikeouts per 9 IP (SP) Leader:
Noah Syndergaard
2015
Strikeouts per 9 IP (SP) Leader:
Jose Fernandez
2015
AL ERA Title:
Danny Salazar
2015
AL ERA Title:
Rich Hill
2015
Hits per 9 IP (SP) Leader:
Rich Hill
2015
Hits per 9 IP (SP) Leader:
Jake Arrieta
2015
Slugging % Leader:
Bryce Harper
2015
Slugging % Leader:
Mark Teixeira
2015
Wins Leader :
Rich Hill
2015
Wins Leader :
Jake Arrieta
2015
Wins Leader :
Danny Salazar
2015
Wins Leader :
Josh Tomlin
2015
Hitting-Strikeouts Leader :
Chris Dominguez
2015
Hitting-Strikeouts Leader :
Eric Fryer
2015
Hitting-Walks Leader:
Jose Bautista
2015
Hitting-Walks Leader:
Joey Votto
2015
Wild Pitches Leader:
Tyler Clippard
2015
Wild Pitches Leader:
Jesse Hahn
2015
Wild Pitches Leader:
Sonny Gray
2015
OPS Leader:
David Peralta
2015
OPS Leader:
Mark Teixeira
2015
ALCS MVP :
Tyler Naquin
2015
All-Star Game MVP:
Josh Donaldson
2015
HR Leader:
Bryce Harper
2015
HR Leader:
Tom Murphy
2015
NL ERA Title :
Jake Arrieta
2015
Walks per 9 IP (SP) Leader:
Madison Bumgarner
2015
Walks per 9 IP (SP) Leader:
Corey Kluber
2015
NL Pitching Triple Crown :
Jake Arrieta
2015
Stolen Bases Leader:
Billy Burns
2015
Stolen Bases Leader:
Mallex Smith
2015
AL Pitching Triple Crown :
Rich Hill
2015
RBI Leader:
Paul Goldschmidt
2015
RBI Leader:
Nolan Arenado
2015
Blown Saves Leader:
Glen Perkins
2015
Blown Saves Leader:
Dalier Hinojosa
2015
WHIP (SP) Leader:
Rich Hill
2015
WHIP (SP) Leader:
Jake Arrieta
2015
Losses Leader:
Adam Conley
2015
Losses Leader:
Robbie Erlin
2015
Shutouts Leader:
Josh Tomlin
2015
Shutouts Leader:
Corey Kluber
2015
Shutouts Leader:
Jake Arrieta
2015
Shutouts Leader:
Rich Hill
2015
Saves Leader:
Matt Bush
2015
Saves Leader:
Hunter Strickland
2015
DICE (SP) Leader:
Max Scherzer
2015
DICE (SP) Leader:
Corey Kluber
2015
Trevor Hoffman Award (NL Closer of the Year):
Hunter Strickland
2015
Triples Leader:
Eddie Rosario
2015
Triples Leader:
David Peralta
2015
Runs Scored Leader:
David Peralta
2015
Runs Scored Leader:
Jose Bautista
2015
Pitching-HR Allowed Leader :
Justin Verlander
2015
Pitching-HR Allowed Leader :
Gerrit Cole
2015
GIDP Leader :
Buster Posey
2015
GIDP Leader :
J.D. Martinez
2015
Players' Platinum All-Star Team :
Bryce Harper
2015
Players' Platinum All-Star Team :
David Peralta
2015
Players' Platinum All-Star Team :
Andres Blanco
2015
Players' Platinum All-Star Team :
Paul Goldschmidt
2015
Players' Platinum All-Star Team :
Devon Travis
2015
Players' Platinum All-Star Team :
Gary Sanchez
2015
Players' Platinum All-Star Team :
Jeff Manship
2015
Players' Platinum All-Star Team :
Gleyber Torres
2015
Players' Platinum All-Star Team :
Mike Trout
2015
Players' Platinum All-Star Team :
Jake Arrieta
2015
NL Batting Title :
Paul Goldschmidt
2015
Pitching-Strikeouts Leader :
Jake Arrieta
2015
Pitching-Strikeouts Leader :
Rich Hill
2015
Mariano Rivera Award (AL Closer of the Year):
Matt Bush
2015
At-Bats Leader:
Dee Gordon
2015
At-Bats Leader:
Jorge Polanco
2015
Doubles Leader:
Andres Blanco
2015
Doubles Leader:
Socrates Brito
2015
Topps All-Rookie Team :
A.J. Reed
2015
Topps All-Rookie Team :
Carl Edwards
2015
Topps All-Rookie Team :
Gleyber Torres
2015
Topps All-Rookie Team :
Triston McKenzie
2015
Topps All-Rookie Team :
Phil Bickford
2015
Topps All-Rookie Team :
Ryan Schimpf
2015
Topps All-Rookie Team :
Rafael Devers
2015
Topps All-Rookie Team :
Chris Shaw
2015
Topps All-Rookie Team :
Lewis Brinson
2015
Topps All-Rookie Team :
Victor Robles
2015
Topps All-Rookie Team :
Gary Sanchez
2015
Topps All-Rookie Team :
Andrew Benintendi
2015
Topps All-Rookie Team :
Matt Olson
2015
World Series MVP:
Francisco Mejia
2015
On-Base % Leader:
Mark Teixeira
2015
On-Base % Leader:
Joey Votto
2015
Complete Games Leader:
Rich Hill
2015
Complete Games Leader:
Jake Arrieta
2015
HBP Leader :
Tyler Naquin
2015
HBP Leader :
Justin Turner
2015
HBP Leader :
Rougned Odor
2015
Hits Leader:
Xander Bogaerts
2015
Hits Leader:
Dee Gordon
2015
NLCS MVP:
Jon Duplantier
2015
NLCS MVP:
Tyler Clippard
2015
AL Batting Title:
Chris Colabello
2015
NL Relief Pitcher of the Year:
Tyler Clippard


WAR ROOM ALL-STAR GAME HISTORY
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2015 @ Cincinnati NATIONAL 3, American 1
MVP: Josh Donaldson - MIA

2016 @ San Diego NATIONAL 2, American 0
MVP: Bryce Harper - WAS



2015 WAR Room Expansion Draft
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MONTREAL EXPOS (Jeremys14)
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1. Yoenis Cespedes OF FA
3. Franklin Gutierrez OF SEA
5. Dilson Herrera 2B NYM
7. Addison Russell 2B/SS CHC
9. Ian Kennedy SP SDP
11. James Shields SP SDP
13. Brendan Cunniff RP ATL
15. Tommy Kahnle RP COL
17. Brad Brach RP BAL
19. Trevor Brown C SFG
21. Alec Asher SP PHI
23. Jason Garcia RP BAL
25. Chris R. Young SP KCR
27. Trevor Plouffe 3B MIN
29. Joey Butler OF TBR
31. Steven Moya OF DET
33. Jon Singleton 1B HOU
35. Shawn Tolleson 2B TOR
37. Matt Reynolds RP ARZ
39. Danny Santana SS MIN
41. Ramon Cabrera C CIN
43. Eric Stults SP ATL
45. Daniel Castro 2B ATL
47. David Holmberg SP CIN
49. Matt den Dekker OF WAS

LAS VEGAS GAMBLERS (JaySlater1223)
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2. David Price SP FA
4. Andres Blanco 3B PHI
6. Ian Kinsler 2B DET
8. Ryan Zimmerman 1B WAS
10. Felipe Rivero RP WAS
12. Henry Owens SP BOS
14. Josh Phegley C OAK
16. Oswaldo Arcia OF MIN
18. Henderson Alvarez SP MIA
20. Matt Kemp OF SDP
22. Sam Tuivailala RP STL
24. Alex Rodriguez DH/3B NYY
26. Dan Straily SP MIA
28. Jeremy Affeldt RP SFG
30. Juan Lagares OF NYM
32. Jered Weaver SP LAA
34. Ryan Webb RP CLE
36. Chris B. Young OF NYY
38. Anthony Recker C NYM
40. Kyle Crockett RP CLE
42. Jimmy Rollins SS LAD
44. Jack Leathersich RP NYM
46. Mark Reynolds 1B STL
48. David Phelps SP MIA
50. Michael Saunders OF TOR


WAR ROOM AWARDS PANEL

1. Joe Posnanski - Kansas City Star
2. Brian Kenny - MLB Network
3. Bob Nightengale - USA Today
4. Peter Gammons - MLB Network
5. Ken Rosenthal - MLB Network/The Athletic
6. Tom Verducci - Sports Illustrated
7. Buster Olney - ESPN
8. Tyler Kepner - New York Times
9. Jay Jaffe - Baseball Prospectus
10. Bill James - American baseball writer/'Godfather' of Sabermetrics
11. Jayson Stark - ESPN
12. Dave Cameron - Fangraphs
13. Sean Forman - Sports Reference, LLC
14. Jon Heyman - MLB Network/FanRag Sports
15. Richard Justice - Houston Chronicle
16. Tim Kurkjian - ESPN
17. Bill Plaschke - L.A. Times
18. Bob Rosen - Elias Sports Bureau
19. Dan Shaughnessy - Boston Globe
20. Rick Hummell - St.Louis Post Dispatch
21. Thomas Boswell - Washington Post
22. Tom Tango - TomTango.com/sabermetrician
23. Pete Palmer - Total Baseball founder/SABR
24. Bob Costas - NBC/MLB Network
25. John Thorne - Official MLB Historian
26. Vince Gennaro - SABR President
27. Joel Sherman - New York Post
28. Marc Topkin - Tampa Bay Times
29. Rob Neyer - Author/sabermetrician/BBWAA
30. Christopher 'Mad Dog' Russo - MLB Network/Mad Dog Sports
31. Ben Lindbergh - The Ringer
32. Neil Paine - FiveThirtyEight
33. Joe Buck - Fox Sports
34. Ken 'Hawk' Harrelson - White Sox announcer/former MLB player
35. Marty Brennaman - Reds announcer
36. Michael Kay - Yankees announcer/YES Network
37. Vin Scully - retired Dodgers announcer/Hall of Fame broadcaster
38. Larry Stone - The Seattle Times
39. Mike Petriello - MLB.com
40. Keith Law - ESPN
41. Bob Uecker - Brewers Hall of Fame broadcaster
42. Jon Miller - Giants broadcaster
43. John Hart - Former MLB General Manager/MLB Network
44. Matt Vasgersian - MLB Network
45. Bud Selig - Former MLB Commissioner
46. Phil Birnbaum - Sabermetric Research
47. Mitchel Lichtman - Author/Fangraphs
48. Chris Rose - MLB Network/NFL Network
49. Tony LaRussa - Hall of Fame Manager
50. Dan O'Dowd - Former General Manager/MLB Network

*Most Valuable Player Award Pts:1st=14, 2nd=9, 3rd=8, 4th=7, 5th=6, 6th=5, 7th=4, 8th=3, 9th=2, 10th=1

**All other Award Pts: (1st=5, 2nd=3, 3rd=1)
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MOST VALUABLE PLAYER
American League
1. Andres Blanco (3B) LSV - 521 (20/50)
2. Mark Teixiera (DH) NYY - 519 (19/50)
3. Chris Colabello (OF) TOR - 399 (5/50)
4. Giancarlo Stanton (DH/OF) HOU - 370
5. Mike Trout (OF) LSV/LAA - 314 (2/50)
6. Gary Sanchez (C) NYY - 292 (3/50)
7. Chris Shaw (OF) CWS - 197
8. Francisco Mejia (C) CLE - 138
9. Nolan Arenado (3B) COL - 63
10. Michael Brantley (OF) CLE - 51
11. Rich Hill (SP) BOS - 34 (1/50)
12. David Ortiz (DH) BOS - 30
t13. X.Bogaerts (SS) BOS - 11
t13. D.Travis (2B) TOR - 11


National League
1. Paul Goldschmidt (1B) ARZ - 504 (15/50)
2. David Peralta (OF) ARZ - 479 (15/50)
3. Bryce Harper (OF) WAS - 411 (7/50)
4. Joey Votto (1B) WAS - 380 (6/50)
5. Gleyber Torres (SS) CHC - 337 (4/50)
6. Corey Seager (SS) LAD - 251 (1/50)
7. Buster Posey (C) SFG - 203 (1/50)
8. Brandon Belt (1B) SFG - 127
9. Anthony Rizzo (1B) CHC - 73
10. A.J. Pollock (OF) ARZ - 72
11. Jake Arrieta (SP) WAS - 26 (1/50)
12. Ryan Schimpf (2B) CIN - 15
13. Max Scherzer (SP) WAS - 13
14. Noah Syndergaard (SP) NYM - 11
15. Travis Shaw (1B/3B) BOS/MIL - 10
16. Lewis Brinson (OF) MIL - 7
17. Nelson Cruz (OF/DH) MIA - 4


CY YOUNG AWARD
American League
1. Rich Hill (SP) BOS - 244 (47/50)
2. Danny Salazar (SP) CLE - 102 (2/50)
3. Josh Tomlin (SP) CLE - 61 (1/50)
4. Corey Kluber (SP) CLE - 21
5. Carlos Carrasco (SP) CLE - 19
6. Dan Haren (SP) BOS - 2
7. Kyle Hendricks (SP) LSV - 1

National League
1. Jake Arrieta (SP) WAS - 208 (29/50)
2. Max Scherzer (SP) WAS - 190 (21/50)
3. Noah Syndergaard (SP) NYM - 40
4. Zack Greinke (SP) LAD/ARZ - 6
5. Clayton Kershaw (SP) LAD - 3
6. Tristan McKenzie (SP) CHC - 2
7. Madison Bumgarner (SP) SFG - 1

Jackie Robinson ROOKIE OF THE YEAR
American League
1. Gary Sanchez (C) NYY - 238 (44/50)
2. Chris Shaw (OF) CWS - 104 (2/50)
3. James Kaprelian (SP) TEX - 38
4. Matt Bush (CL) OAK - 22 (2/50)
5. Michael Kopech (SP) CWS - 20 (1/50)
6. Francisco Mejía (C) CLE - 17 (1/50)
t7. Ryan Buchter (RP) LSV - 5
t7. Joseph Musgrove (SP) BOS - 5
9. Dario Alvarez (RP) BOS - 1

National League
1. Gleyber Torres (SS) CHC - 194 (22/50)
2. Tristan McKenzie (SP) CHC - 140 (16/50)
3. Phil Bickford (SP) ARZ - 106 (12/50)
4. Victor Robles (OF) CHC - 8
5. Carl Edwards (RP) MIA - 2

MARIANO RIVERA AWARD (AL Closer of the Year)
1. Matt Bush OAK - 45 Saves
2. Tony Zych SEA - 41 Saves
3. Andrew Miller NYY - 38 Saves

TREVOR HOFFMAN AWARD (NL Closer of the Year)
1. Hunter Strickland SFG - 30 Saves
2. Carter Capps SDP - 28 Saves
t3. Will Smith MIL - 15 Saves
t3. Yimi Garcia LAD - 15 Saves

RELIEVER OF THE YEAR

American League
1. Jeff Manship (RP) CLE - 240 (45/50)
2. Justin Miller (RP) COL - 61 (1/50)
t3. Roberto Osuna (RP) TOR - 44 (1/50)
t3. Pedro Strop (RP) LSV - 44 (1/50)
5. Justin Grimm (RP) LSV - 35 (1/50)
6. Dario Alvarez (RP) BOS - 20 (1/50)
7. Mychal Givens (RP) BAL - 5
8. Ryan Tepera (RP) TOR - 1

National League
1. Tyler Clippard (RP) ARZ - 134 (17/50)
2. Brad Ziegler (RP) ARZ - 74 (10/50)
3. Aroldis Chapman (RP) CIN - 65 (7/50)
4. Travis Wood (RP) CHC - 60 (8/50)
5. Silvino Bracho (RP) ARZ - 44 (5/50)
6. Carl Edwards (RP) MIA - 31 (3/50)
7. Jason Grilli (RP) ATL/WAS - 22
8. Hansel Robles (RP) NYM - 10
9. Hector Neris (RP) PHI - 8
t10. Brad Brach (RP) MON - 1
t10. Jake McGee (RP) TBR - 1

SILVER SLUGGER TEAM
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GOLD GLOVE AWARDS
American League
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National League
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FIELDERS BIBLE AWARDS

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PLATINUM PLAYERS' ALL-STAR TEAM
As voted by the MLBPA
(% is percentage of ballots appeared on.)

Catcher: Gary Sanchez-NY Yankees (64%)
1st Base: Paul Goldschmidt-Arizona (91%)
2nd Base: Devon Travis-Toronto (82%)
3rd Base: Andres Blanco-Las Vegas (100%)
Shortstop: Gleyber Torres-Chicago Cubs (82%)
Outfield: Bryce Harper-Washington (100%)
Outfield: David Peralta-Arizona (91%)
Outfield: Mike Trout-Las Vegas/LA Angels (54%)
Starting Pitcher: Jake Arrieta-Washington (91%)
Relief Pitcher: Jeff Manship-Cleveland (45%)

MANANGER OF THE YEAR
As Voted by WAR Room Managers
(% is percentage of 1st place ballots)

American League

WINNER: Dusty Baker-Las Vegas (42%)
2nd: Terry Francona-Cleveland (42%)
3rd: John Farrell-Boston (16%)
4th: Bob Melvin-Oakland
5th: Joe Torre-NY Yankees
6th: Jim Leyland-Detroit

Note: The AL vote was EXTREMELY close. Baker and Francona garnered the same number of 1st and 2nd place votes. Baker received one more 3rd than Francona, as Francona was left off of one ballot.

National League
WINNER: Kirk Gibson-Arizona (58%)
2nd: Matt Williams-Washington (17%)
3rd: Bruce Bochy-San Francisco (8%)
4th: Larry Walker-NY Mets (8%)
5th: Joe Maddon-Chicago Cubs (8%)
6th: Charlie Manuel-Philadelphia


TOPPS* ALL-STAR ROOKIE TEAM

Catcher: Gary Sanchez-NY Yankees
1st Base: A.J. Reed-Boston
2nd Base: Ryan Schimpf-Cincinnati
3rd Base: Rafael Devers-Boston
Shortstop: Gleyber Torres-Chicago Cubs
Outfield: Chris Shaw-Chicago White Sox
Outfield: Victor Robles-Chicago Cubs
Outfield: Lewis Brinson-Milwaukee
Outfield: Andrew Benintendi-Cincinnati
Designated Hitter: Matt Olson-Oakland
Starting Pitcher (RH): Triston McKenzie-Chicago Cubs
Starting Pitcher (RH): Phil Bickford-Arizona
Relief Pitcher: Carl Edwards-Miami

ALCS MVP
OF Tyler Naquin-Cleveland 7 G 11-for-25 .440/.462/.840/1.302 6 R 6 RBI 1 2B 3 HR 1 BB 5 K 21 TB

NLCS co-MVP's
SP Jon Duplantier-Arizona 2 GS, 1-0 W-L, 0.00 ERA, 9.2 IP, 9 H, 0R, 0 ER, 3 BB, 5 K, 1.24 WHIP 8.3 H9 2.8 BB9 4.7 K9 2.90 DICE

RP Tyler Clippard-Arizona 5 G 3-0 W-L 0.00 ERA 7.1 IP 1 H 0 R 0 ER 2 BB 0 K 0.41 WHIP 1.2 H9 2.4 BB9 0.0 K9 3.82 DICE

WORLD SERIES MVP
C Francisco Mejia-Cleveland 6 G 10-for-25 .400/.464/.560/1.024 5 R 6 RBI 1 2B 1 HR 3 BB 2 K 14 TB