Orioles tab Astros’ assistant Mike Elias as GM

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Report: Veteran C Mathis agrees to join Ranger…

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November 16, 1976

California signs free agent Don Baylor to a six-year, $1.6 million deal. Baylor, who played with the A’s last season after being dealt by the Orioles in the Reggie Jackson trade, will go on to become the only Angel to win the MVP Award (1979) until Vladimir Guerrero cops the honor in 2004.

Hot 2nd half propels Brewers’ Yelich to NL MVP

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Betts adds AL MVP to successful Red Sox season

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November 15, 1967

Triple Crown winner Carl Yastrzemski (.326, 44, 121), receiving 19 of 20 first-place votes, is selected by the BBWAA as the American League Most Valuable Player. A writer puts the light-hitting Twins infielder Cesar Tovar (.267, 6, 47) on the top of his ballot, preventing the 28-year-old Red Sox outfielder of being the unanimous choice for the award.

Mets’ deGrom (1.70 ERA) awarded NL Cy Young

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Snell wins AL Cy Young after breakout season

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Red Sox reward Cora, extend deal through ’21

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Indians’ Gonzalez in 5-player trade with Pirat…

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