Monthly Archives: December 2011

Team of the Year Counterpoint: Boston Red Sox

Shortly after their stunning NLDS win over the Phillies, Bexy crowned the Cardinals as the YCPB Team of the Year. Given how the rest of the postseason transpired I can’t really disagree, but at the time I felt that was … Continue reading

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YCPB Awards: NL Cy Young

AND THE NOMINEES ARE… Though he reverted to, well, more Kyle Lohse-ish stats by the end of the season – and a side note, a 3.39 ERA is only a 107 ERA+? Please bring back steroids – on July 3, … Continue reading

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YCPB Awards: AL Cy Young

AND THE NOMINEES ARE… Derek Holland had a bit of a strange year. The young lefty was drafted in the 25th round in 2006, but emerged as a legitimate prospect with very good minor league numbers. In 2010, he played … Continue reading

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YCPB Awards: NL MVP

AND THE NOMINEES ARE… When you look back on the record it just looks bad, but honestly, the Florida Marlins had a weird year. They got off to a hot start, more or less keeping pace with the Phillies for … Continue reading

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YCPB Awards: AL MVP

AND THE NOMINEES ARE… Jacoby Ellsbury was a very solid but not spectacular player for the Red Sox over his first two full seasons of 2008 and 2009, putting up a .291/.346/.405 line. That’s a bit below league average, though … Continue reading

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