Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera was voted American League Most Valuable Player for the second consecutive season, and Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen won the National League award.
Clayton Kershaw of the Los Angeles Dodgers won his second National League Cy Young Award in three seasons, and Max Scherzer of the Detroit Tigers was voted the American League’s best pitcher after posting a Major League Baseball-high 21 wins.
Justin Verlander pitched Detroit to victory in a decisive Game 5 in Oakland for the second consecutive year, sending the Tigers to Boston for a showdown with the Red Sox in the American League Championship Series.
The Detroit utility responsible for electricity at the Tigers’ baseball stadium said an outage that interrupted yesterday’s playoff game against the Boston Red Sox was isolated and that it doesn’t expect another incident.
Justin Verlander pitched eight scoreless innings and Miguel Cabrera hit a two-run homer as the Detroit Tigers reached their third consecutive American League Championship Series with a 3-0 win at the Oakland Athletics.
Mike Napoli hit a home run and scored on a wild pitch to lead the Boston Red Sox to a 4-3 win against the Detroit Tigers that moved them within one win of advancing to Major League Baseball’s World Series.
Carlos Beltran knocked in the winning run in the 13th inning to give the St. Louis Cardinals a 3-2 victory against the Los Angeles Dodgers in the opening game of the National League Championship Series.