"These two awards definitely get other people to realize what I bring to the baseball field each and every day is something not too many shortstops in the game bring," Tulowitzki said Thursday night on a conference call. "I definitely consider myself a complete player. I take a great deal of pride in that."
Los Angeles – The Internet Baseball Writers Association of America (IBWAA) announces its second set of 2010 season award selections, naming its Manager of the Year and Executive of the Year awards.
The National League Manager of the Year award was won by Bud Black, of the San Diego Padres, with the American League Manager of the Year award going to Ron Gardenhire, of the Minnesota Twins.
The NL Executive of the Year award winner is Walt Jocketty, of the Cincinnati Reds, with Jon Daniels, of the Texas Rangers, being selected the AL Executive of the Year.
-Fight of the Night — Josh Koscheck vs. Anthony Johnson
-Knockout of the Night — Antonio Rogerio Nogueira
-Submission of the Night — Josh Kosckeck
All Bonuses were $70K each...so Koscheck took home an extra $140K on top of his base pay.
Ohio State cornerback Malcolm Jenkins edged Tennessee safety Eric Berry for the Jim Thorpe Award on Thursday night in Orlando, Fla.
Tennessee’s Eric Berry is one of 20 defensive players to earn a spot on the Lott Trophy quarterfinalist list, it was announced Wednesday.