Kansas City Royals win the World Series defeating the NY Mets as patience and building through the draft finally pay off:
Via: Yahoo Sports
It took nine seasons, but Dayton Moore’s “process” finally worked. The Kansas City Royals have won the 2015 World Series.
Early in his tenure, Moore told fans to “trust the process,” referring to the way in which he was building the team. It took years, but eventually that process produced a championship.
That means, in the coming days, weeks and months, there will be a number of articles suggesting other teams should emulate the Royals. This isn’t a new development, these types of pieces always get published shortly after a team wins a World Series. Just ask Theo Epstein.
2014 MVP: Dodgers Cy Young Award winner Clayton Kershaw also wins NL MVP as Angels slugger Mike Trout wins his first AL MVP:
NEW YORK (AP) — For once, Clayton Kershaw was glad to see a long shutout streak end.
Kershaw became the first pitcher to win the National League MVP award since Bob Gibson in 1968, coasting to an easy victory Thursday.
”A little bit of shock, honestly,” the Dodgers ace said on a conference call. ”I guess I never really anticipated to win that.”
A day after unanimously taking the NL Cy Young Award, Kershaw completed a Los Angeles sweep. A little earlier, Angels outfielder Mike Trout was a unanimous pick for the AL MVP. Read the rest of this entry