MLB.com BBWAA to hand out hardware at annual dinner 2018-01-22T00:38:46.000000000-04:00 Each January, the baseball world gathers the best of the best in midtown Manhattan for the annual New York BBWAA Awards Dinner, putting a bow on the 2017 season while getting pumped up for the start of Spring Training. Phils' Kingery leads Top 10 2B Prospects 2018-01-22T00:31:25.000000000-04:00 The Top 10 second baseman list features just two holdovers from last year's list, the Phillies' Scott Kingery and the Padres' Luis Urias, who are now the top-ranked prospects on the list. A year after Ventura's death, KC still hurting 2018-01-22T00:02:00.000000000-04:00 Shock. Disbelief and denial. Overwhelming sadness. Yordano left indelible mark in Kansas City 2018-01-22T00:00:02.000000000-04:00 Former Royals right-hander Yordano Ventura, who died in 2016, meant much more than the numbers and baseball achievements, and a couple of dusty pennants he helped win. Ventura was a symbol of what was possible. Old-school bat flip tops MLB Network's Top 50 list 2018-01-21T23:00:00.000000000-04:00 The bat flip is one of the most exciting occurrences on a baseball diamond -- both in the punctuation it confers on the preceding home run, and in the personality behind its creativity. As we appreciate this artistic flourish, here's a look at the 50 greatest bat flips of all time. Carter touching 'em all is MLB Network's top finish 2018-01-21T22:00:00.000000000-04:00 Baseball has lavished fans with some incredible finishes over the years, and everyone has his or her favorite. MLB Network just ranked the Top 50 finishes of the Expansion Era (since 1961). The following list is bound to spark debate and stir some unforgettable memories. Where did your favorite b... Brewers reportedly make offer to Darvish 2018-01-21T21:55:20.000000000-04:00 The Brewers reportedly have jumped into the fray for top free-agent starter Yu Darvish, who made sure his nearly two million Twitter followers knew all about it. 5 teams that could surprise us in '18 2018-01-21T20:21:57.000000000-04:00 Figuring out who the surprise teams of '18 will be is the difficult part. But there are plenty of serious candidates. Here's a look at five who appear to have a legitimate chance to jump into contention. Sharp eye, approach bolster Nimmo's value 2018-01-21T20:00:00.000000000-04:00 Brandon Nimmo has been getting his time in the trade rumor mill, and it's as a player the Mets want to hold onto. 10 reasons McGriff's HOF case is overlooked 2018-01-21T20:00:00.000000000-04:00 Fred McGriff ranks among the more unfortunate Hall of Fame candidates in terms of the timing of his career. While his résumé will likely be passed on to the Veterans Committee, it's worth remembering where McGriff stood at the time of his peak.