June 25, 2021

Best team. Best moment. Best brawl? Handing out our MLB end-of-decade awards (ESPN)


Last week, we presented our MLB All-Decade Team. Now, it’s time to hand out individual and team awards.

From the player, team, game and moment of the decade to the best brawl, blooper and baseball jargon, Bradford Doolittle and Sam Miller serve up some traditional and outside-of-the-box honors as we bid farewell to the 2010s.

Player of the decade

Doolittle: He led all hitters with a .317 average during the decade, and with 941 RBIs, he’s one of three hitters to top 900. Clearly the best player of the decade was … Miguel Cabrera. OK, obviously I don’t believe that. I’m just trying to figure out if you could export the decade’s numbers to any era of sports analysis from the past century and not arrive at the conclusion that Mike Trout was the best player. I don’t…

Read “Best team. Best moment. Best brawl? Handing out our MLB end-of-decade awards” at ESPN