With the calendar displaying August and the majority of teams in Major League Baseball exceeding 110 games played during the 2014 season, we have a pretty good idea of what the campaign has in store. The top-tier players have separated themselves from the pack, the best teams are focused on October, and the middle-of-the-road commodities are clawing for a potential spot in the coveted, one-game playoff scenario.
In addition to the team-based goals, there is plenty to discuss in the way of individual honors, and the MLB awards race is on in full force. The three “major” awards – Rookie of the Year, Cy Young Award, MVP Award – are up for grabs in both leagues, and in this space, we will glance at the leaders for each of them.
Let the games begin.