Miguel Cabrera of the Detroit Tigers was selected by his peers as the 2012 Player of the Year and the American League’s Outstanding Player following a season in which he became Major League Baseball’s first Triple Crown winner in 45 years.
About five miles south of Groupon Inc.’s headquarters, at U.S. Cellular Field, there’s a veteran baseball player for the Chicago White Sox named Adam Dunn who is having a remarkable season. All he needs is a little help putting his numbers in the best possible light.
Adam Dunn , a free agent who played first base with the Washington Nationals, reached agreement on a $56 million, four-year contract with the Chicago White Sox, ESPN reported , citing a person familiar with the negotiations.
The New York Yankees extended their American League East division lead to 1 1/2 games over Baltimore by beating the Minnesota Twins 6-3 while the Orioles split a doubleheader against the Toronto Blue Jays.
Stephen Strasburg may have exceeded the hype in his Major League Baseball debut, collecting a team-record 14 strikeouts while pitching the Washington Nationals to a 5-2 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Derek Jeter’s 3,000th career hit highlighted the first half of the Major League Baseball season, which featured tight races in all six divisions and the lowest combined earned run average by pitchers in almost two decades.