Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez became the third native of Cuba voted as Major League Baseball’s rookie of the year, taking the National League award over fellow Cuban Yasiel Puig of the Los Angeles Dodgers.
The World Series-champion Boston Red Sox tendered one-year, $14.1 million qualifying offers to three of their free agents: outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury, first baseman Mike Napoli and shortstop Stephen Drew.
Third baseman Manny Machado, shortstop J.J. Hardy and center fielder Adam Jones won Gold Glove Awards for the Baltimore Orioles, who committed a Major League Baseball record-low 54 errors in the regular season.
The Boston Red Sox and Los Angeles Dodgers clinched Major League Baseball postseason spots for the first time since 2009, and the New York Yankees lost ground in the chase for a wild-card playoff spot.
Colby Rasmus and Rajai Davis hit solo home runs and R.A. Dickey pitched seven scoreless innings as the Toronto Blue Jays won 2-0 to hand the New York Yankees their fourth straight loss in Major League Baseball.