NEW YORK (AP) — Now that the regular season is finally in the books, time to bestow baseball’s biggest individual prizes. It took one extra day to sort out the playoff bracket, but these debates have been underway for weeks. Christian Yelich seems a cinch for NL MVP, but is it Mookie Betts or Boston teammate J.D. Martinez in the American League? Jacob deGrom or Max Scherzer for the NL Cy Young Award? Shohei Ohtani or Miguel Andujar for AL Rookie of the Year? Martinez has been a monster at the plate in his first season with the Red Sox after signing a $110 million, five-year contract. He launched 43 home runs and led the majors with 130 RBIs. He compiled a 1.031 OPS and hit .330, finishing second to Betts (.346) in the batting race. All big reasons why Boston had the best record in baseball at 108-54. Hitting at the top of the order, Betts had 32 homers, 80 RBIs, 129 runs and a whopping 1.078 OPS. But on defense and the bases, it’s no comparison. Martinez started 57 … [Read more...] about Is Mookie Betts the clear choice for AL MVP award?
Mike Fitzpatrick, Ap Baseball Writer Updated 4:55 am CDT, Tuesday, October 2, 2018 File-This Sept. 23, 2018, file photo shows Boston Red Sox's Mookie Betts hitting a double in the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians, in Cleveland. Betts won this year’s AL batting title at .346 and with (32) homers and 30 (stolen bases) became the first player to lead either league in batting as part of a 30-30 season. less File-This Sept. 23, 2018, file photo shows Boston Red Sox's Mookie Betts hitting a double in the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians, in Cleveland. Betts won this year’s AL ... more Photo: Tom E. Puskar, AP Milwaukee Brewers' Christian Yelich hits a two-run home run during the third inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018, in Milwaukee. Milwaukee Brewers' Christian Yelich hits a two-run home run … [Read more...] about Nobody better: Betts, Yelich clear choices for MVP awards
Stephen Kubicki, CEO, energyOS Gavin Dietz, CEO, Wattwatchers eOS services diagram Partnership targets residential sector with combined two decades-plus experience as pioneers in the 'new energy technologies' space We’ve already used the Wattwatchers hardware in residential programs in Victoria and Western Australia and we’re excited to be collaborating with them on a product line designed for mass markets.”— Stephen Kubicki, CEO, energyOSSYDNEY, NSW, AUSTRALIA, October 1, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Two leading Australian energy-tech innovation companies will work together to enable mass-market participation for home and small business consumers in the emerging intelligent electricity grid. energyOS, whose energy services platform was originally developed by Australia’s national science agency the CSIRO, has integrated its sophisticated energy services operating system eOS to ‘work with’ the data-rich monitoring and switching solutions created … [Read more...] about Wattwatchers Integrates as Monitoring-and-Switching Hardware of Choice for energyOS
The No. 5 LSU Tigers look to continue their winning ways against the Mississippi Rebels Saturday night in Tiger Stadium.They'll also be celebrating a bit of history, honoring the 1958 national championship team and unveiling a statue to the late Billy Cannon. While the Tigers are favored to win the game, it won't come easy against Ole Miss' potent offense. Heard about the Rebels' passing game? LSU-Ole Miss could come down to the run You may not have spotted him: Catholic High ball player No. 4, the one cradling a football and cracking a smile as he walked into the set of a… Scroll below for broadcast info, key story lines and live updates: THE GAMEWHO: No. 5 LSU vs. Ole MissWhen: 7:15 p.m. (CST)WHERE: Tiger Stadium, Baton Rouge, Louisiana Who'll line up where? LSU looking at these pieces to stitch together its best o-line for Ole Miss LSU starting left guard Garrett Brumfield is out indefinitely, Ed Orgeron said Monday, further decimating an offensive … [Read more...] about LSU vs. Ole Miss: How to watch, follow live updates from Tiger Stadium; plus, key storylines
MORGANTOWN — You can lead a kid to the produce aisle, but you can’t make him eat his vegetables. Or can you? Proving the above wrong has been the goal of West Virginia’s Special Supplemental Nutritional Program for Women, Infants and Children since 1974, when it was established in the Mountain State. Starting Monday, WIC clients here will have even more choices for their shopping carts. That’s when the new list of WIC-approved foods kicks in. That means more yogurt choices from Yoplait and Dannon, to name a few. It means Post Alpha-Bits cereal and Pepperidge Farm soft, 7-grain hamburger buns — plus whole wheat tortillas, whole grain rice and organic infant foods. Visit ddhr.wv.gov/wic to see the complete food list and its additions, which include national brands and their “store brand” counterparts. Dr. Rahul Gupta said the enhanced shopping list is “based on the latest nutrition science.” Gupta is commissioner and state health … [Read more...] about WIC to offer more choices starting Monday