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Blake Snell: Cy Young means the world (2:05)

Christina Kahrl MLB Staff Writer 

Rays ace Blake Snell is your AL Cy Young winner for 2018, getting 17 of 30 first-place votes on the strength of his MLB-best 21 wins while leading the AL with a 1.89 ERA.

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Snell wins AL Cy Young after breakout season

Blake Snell's breakout season has culminated in the American League Cy Young Award. The Rays left-hander won out over Astros ace Justin Verlander and Indians stalwart Corey Kluber.

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A's Melvin voted top AL manager over Cora, Cash

Oakland Athletics skipper Bob Melvin was named American League Manager of the Year on Tuesday after guiding the team with the lowest Opening Day payroll in baseball to a 97-65 record and its first playoff berth in four years.

Dan Mullen ESPN.com 

2018 Cy Young finalists — AL: Tampa Bay's Blake Snell along with a pair of former winners in Houston's Justin Verlander and Cleveland's Corey Kluber. And in the NL, the all-NL East trio of New York's Jacob deGrom, Washington's Max Scherzer and Philadelphia's Aaron Nola.

Dan Mullen ESPN.com 

2018 MLB Manager of the Year finalists: AL — Oakland's Bob Melvin, Boston's Alex Cora and Tampa Bay's Kevin Cash. NL — Colorado's Bud Black, Milwaukee's Craig Counsell and Atlanta's Brian Snitker. Winners will be announced Nov. 13

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Former MLB pitcher and coach Fischer dies at 88

Bill Fischer, who spent more than seven decades as a player and coach in professional baseball, died Tuesday. He was 88. He spent the past eight years as a senior adviser to the Kansas City Royals.

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Jays hire Rays bench coach Montoyo as manager

Charlie Montoyo, who has served with the Rays in various jobs since their inaugural season in 1998, has been hired as the new manager of the Blue Jays.

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Rays beat out Marlins, O's for Cuban P prospect

The Tampa Bay Rays have agreed to a $2.61 million signing bonus with 16-year-old Cuban pitching prospect Sandy Gaston, pending a physical. The Miami Marlins and Baltimore Orioles were among other teams interested in signing Gaston.

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Rays reward Cash with multiyear extension

Kevin Cash, who guided the Rays to a 90-72 record and whose unorthodox handling of the pitching staff resulted in a 3.50 staff ERA, was extended through 2024.

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Rays purchase USL's Tampa Bay Rowdies

The Rays have purchased a United Soccer League team, the Tampa Bay Rowdies. The Rowdies play their home games at Al Lang Stadium.

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Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.2583rd
On Base Percentage.3333rd
Slugging Percentage.40617th
Earned Run Average3.746th
Quality Starts923rd