Instead of fading, Jim Thome swung away for AL comeback honors. Full story >
Nomar took over first base and led LA to the playoffs. Quite a comeback. Full story >
For the second time in as many years, Mariano Rivera was voted by fans as the Delivery Man of the Year, beating out nine other finalists including Trevor Hoffman and Francisco Rodriguez. Rivera helped the Yanks win their ninth straight AL East title by saving 34 games in 37 chances and finished the year with a 1.80 ERA and 55 strikeouts in 75 innings. Full story >
Prior to World Series Game 3, the Mets' Carlos Delgado was awarded the 2006 Roberto Clemente Award, given annually to he who best demonstrates the values Clemente displayed in his commitment to community and his understanding the value of helping others. Delgado is the third Met to receive the honor (G. Carter, 1989; A. Leiter, 2001), and it's his second nomination (2003). Complete coverage >
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