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Robinson Cano is one of 15 athletes from the American League nominated for the 2013 Hank Aaron Award. The Aaron Award honors the best offensive player from each league. Unlike the MVP award, where just writers get to vote, both fans and writers vote on the Aaron Award winners. The AL favorites this year are Chris Davis, Mike Trout, and Miguel Cabrera. Last year's winners were Cabrera and Buster Posey. Alex Rodriguez (4) has won the award more than anyone else since its inception in 1999. Here are all the AL nominees: Chris Davis David Ortiz Alexei Ramirez Jason Kipnis Miguel Cabrera Mike Trout Robinson Cano Eric Hosmer Joe Mauer Josh Donaldson Kendrys Morales Edwin Encarnacion Evan Longoria Adrien Beltre Juan Castro

Yankees: Cano works hard despite appearance

You are not the only one who has seen Robinson Cano jog to first base exerting a tepid effort that harms his reputation and perhaps his earning power? Joe Girardi and his coaches reveal scores of appeals to Cano about how bad the visual looks — both to the fans and to impressionable younger Yankees — and that it is quite frankly not the way any major leaguer should play. Yet...

Empire To Second Baseman: Nice Cano-Ing Ya!

 (USATSI)Here's one reason to root for Alex Rodriguez's ambulance-chasers: if he wins his appeal, the Yankees likely don't re-sign Robinson Cano. After Hal "Tweedle-Dumb" Steinbrenner admitted on radio yesterday that The Pinstriped Posers would not give Cano the ten-year deal he wants, it became clear that much of the reason hinges on A-Fraud's doping penalty...

Robinson Cano will not get a 10-year deal from the New York Yankees

Robinson Cano will not get the 10-year $300 million dollar deal that he allegedly desires.New York Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner spoke with ESPN New York and simultaneously expressed his admiration for Cano while putting his foot down. “I don’t feel this organization is ready to do something like that,” Steinbrenner told The Michael Kay Show.  ”No, I do not. “We’ll...

Steinbrenner says Yanks will do everything they can for Cano, ‘within reason’

The Yankees began their offseason by focusing on re-signing manager Joe Girardi as quickly as possible and preventing him from hitting the open market. As Hal Steinbrenner made clear on Tuesday the team will take a very different approach with Robinson Cano. “It sounds like he wants to go out and test the market and talk to whoever he needs or wants to talk to" the Yankees...

Robinson Cano Shouldn’t Expect 10-Year Deal, But Yankees Will Try to Win Him in Free Agency, Hal Steinbrenner Says

Robinson Cano may be back with New York in 2014, but that may be more because of a lack of options than anything else. Cano is a free agent this offseason at a time when long-term contracts for big stars just aren’t panning out, from Albert Pujols‘ poor start with the Angels to Alex Rodriguez‘s career continuing to go off the rails with the Yankees. With Magic Johnson of the...

Vote Hanley for Hank Aaron Award

Hanley Ramirez has been nominated as the Dodgers representative for the 2013 Hank Aaron Award. The award is given annually to the top offensive player in each league. In the past, an objecive point system has been used, as well as different voting popukations: media, fans, peers, etc... This season, the fans can vote here: Vote for @HanleyRamirez...

Dodgers Rumors: If LA exits playoffs early, they could look to pursue Robinson Cano

Much was made of Magic Johnson's comments that said that the Dodgers were unlikely to pursue impending free agent Robinson Cano. With their new ownership, the Dodgers have looked to make big, bold moves to help their team improve and not pursuing a guy like Robinson Cano just doesn't seem like something the Dodgers would do. There is a way that the Dodgers attempt to pursue...

Joe Girardi signs 4-year extension with Yankees

The New York Yankees announced Wednesday that manager Joe Girardi has signed a four-year contract extension that could keep him managing the club through the 2017 season. The financial terms of the contract were not immediately known, but the Yankees said publicly that they 

David Ortiz Among American League Finalists for 2013 Hank Aaron Award

Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is among the finalists for the Hank Aaron Award, which is given annually to the best hitter in each league. Major League Baseball announced all 30 nominees (one from each team) on Monday. The winners are determined by a combination of votes from a group of Hall of Fame players and fans. Since the creation of the award for the 1999 season, three...

Jay Bruce nominated for Hank Aaron award

Although the season didn't well for the Reds as a team, several Reds players are in the running for individual post-season awards including Jay Bruce, who was named Cincinnati's nominee for the prestigious 2013 Hank Aaron Award. Here is the press release detailing Bruce's nomination: Fans can vote exclusively online at and the 30 Club sites. For the...

David Wright Nominated For Hank Aaron Award

The New York Mets, Major League Baseball and MLB Advanced Media today announced that David Wright was named the club’s nominee for the 2013 Hank Aaron Award.  Fans can vote exclusively online at and Wright, who was named to his seventh All-Star team (fifth as starter), led the Mets with a .307 batting average.  The third baseman hit 18 home runs with 58...

Kendrys will reject qualifying offer, seek a longer deal as free agent

The Mariners intend to extend a one-year qualifying offer to Kendrys Morales not necessarily because they are hoping for the draft-pick compensation but because they want to retain him. They may just end up with the draft pick though. Morales will turn down the qualifying offer as he'd expect to hit it much bigger in a market flush with cash but bereft of power (Nelson Cruz...

Halo Headlines: Trout nominated for Hank Aaron Award, the sins of Arte Moreno

The October 8th, 2013 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels including Trout nominated for Hank Aaron Award, the sins of Arte Moreno and much more... The Story: Mike Trout is the Angels' nominee for the Hank Aaron Award. The Monkey Says: This is some cockamamee award for the best offensive player as voted on by fans and a group of Hall of Fame players. In otherwords...

Fredi G: No regrets on sticking with Carpenter in 8th

“Choptober” banners on lightpoles along Hank Aaron Way fluttered sadly in a cool breeze Wednesday hours before what would’ve been Game 5 of the division series at Turner Field had the Braves not blown a late lead Monday at Los Angeles. In his office at Turner Field Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez was asked Wednesday what he might have done differently and specifically about...
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