Chris Wondolowski won Major League Soccer’s MVP award Thursday by an appropriately huge margin for the Earthquakes forward who dominated the league’s goal-scoring race.
Wondolowski capped his remarkable season by lifting the MVP trophy at the Home Depot Center during the week of festivities leading up to the MLS Cup on Saturday. Read More
Buster Posey won the National League MVP Award on Thursday and took his place in history alongside the best catchers in the last 50 years and also the biggest Giant of all, Willie Mays.
Like Mays, who was NL Rookie of the Year in 1951 and then the MVP in 1954a nd 1965, Posey was Rookie of the Year in 2010 and now MVP. More importantly, both Mays and Posey played on teams which swept the World Series. Read More
Venezuelan fans are celebrating the selection of Giants slugger Pablo Sandoval as the first Venezuelan to win the World Series Most Valuable Player award. Read More
Pablo Sandoval not only has baseball's neatest nickname, Kung Fu Panda has a World Series MVP award to go along with it.
Sandoval took home the trophy following the San Francisco Giants' sweep of Detroit, hitting .500 with three home runs, a double and four RBIs in 16 Series at-bats.
"It's just an incredible moment you're never going to forget," he said.
This Panda works with lumber, not bamboo. Read More
Marco Scutaro could have taken a day off after being plowed through by St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday in Game 2 of the NL Championship Series. Instead he put on a show at the plate for the rest of the series on his way to NLCS MVP honors. Read More
Voters charged with selecting the National League’s 2012 Most Valuable Player had to submit their votes before the start of the playoffs, so what Buster Posey did Thursday was, for those who’d already tabbed him as their top choice, merely validation of rather emphatic proportions.
For those who did not name Posey their MVP, well ... it likely served as a not-so-subtle, non-verbal admonition along the lines of, “What the hell were you thinking?!?” Read More
If the San Francisco Giants win the World Series this year, their fans can say they made an impact.
A pair of Giants wearing fluorescent orange spikes delivered big blows -- Pablo Sandoval with a bases-loaded triple and Melky Cabrera with a two-run home run -- to lead the National League to an 8-0 rout of the American League on Tuesday night in the All-Star Game at Kauffman Stadium. Read More