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Santiago Arias Colombia Jersey .Y. - Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw is among the finalists for the NL Most Valuable Player and the Cy Young Award, in position to become the first NL player to sweep both honours since Bob Gibson in 1968.Kershaw is joined by Pittsburgh outfielder Andrew McCutchen — the 2013 winner — and Miami outfielder Giancarlo Stanton as the NL MVP finalists, the Baseball Writers Association of America announced Tuesday.Cincinnatis Johnny Cueto and St. Louis Adam Wainwright are competing with the Los Angeles left-hander for the NL Cy Young.Since Gibson won both awards in 1968 along with Detroits Denny McLain, six AL pitchers have swept MVP and Cy Young in the same year: Oaklands Vida Blue (1971), Milwaukees Rollie Fingers (1981), Detroits Willie Hernandez (1984), Bostons Roger Clemens (1986), Oaklands Dennis Eckersley (1992) and Detroits Justin Verlander (2011).In the AL, the MVP finalists are Cleveland outfielder Michael Brantley, Detroit designated hitter Victor Martinez and Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout, who finished second to the Tigers Miguel Cabrera in each of the last two votes.The Cy Young finalists are Chicago White Sox left-hander Chris Sale, Seattles Felix Hernandez and Clevelands Corey Kluber.Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom, Cincinnati outfielder Billy Hamilton and St. Louis second baseman Kolten Wong are competing for NL Rookie of the Year. Chicago White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu, New York Yankees reliever Dellin Betances and Angels right-hander Matt Shoemaker are the AL finalists.San Franciscos Bruce Bochy, Pittsburghs Clint Hurdle and Washingtons Matt Williams are the NL Manager of the Year finalists, and Baltimores Buck Showalter, the Angels Mike Scioscia and Kansas Citys Ned Yost are vying for the AL honour.Three of four managers of wild-card teams are among the finalists; Hurdle won the NL balloting last year.Voting took place before the post-season, when the Giants beat the Royals in a seven-game World Series. Winners will be announced next week live on the MLB Network, beginning Monday with the rookies of the year and concluding Thursday with the MVPs. Cristian Zapata Jersey . Anything less than gold for either nation is considered a disappointment. Yet for Switzerland, advancing to the semifinal might be a victory in itself. Yerry Mina Colombia Jersey . Head coach Lindy Ruff confirmed on Sunday that his starting goalie has a head injury and the team will take it day by day. http://www.nationalcolombiafootball.com/mateus-uribe-colombia-jersey/ . - Wesley Matthews got a chance to practice his bow-and-arrow 3-point celebration on Sunday night.Boston, MA (SportsNetwork.com) - Nazem Kadri scored the deciding goal of the shootout as the Toronto Maple Leafs prevailed with a 4-3 win over the Boston Bruins. Mike Santorelli, Torontos first shooter, made several quick moves before shooting the puck through the legs of Tuukka Rask for a good goal. Torey Krug tied the shootout with a quick wrister over the glove of Jonathan Bernier in the second round. Kadri opened the fifth round by shuffling a backhander off Rasks pad and through his legs to put the Maple Leafs ahead, and David Krejci missed the net for Boston to end the game. Phil Kessel notched his 500th career point after finishing with a goal and an assist, while James van Riemsdyk and Leo Komarov also scored as the Maple Leafs ended a two-game skid. Bernier stopped 25 shots in the win. Carl Soderberg had a goal and an assist, Krejci and Krug also lit the lamp and Rask stopped 18 shots for the Bruins, who were coming off a 5-2 win over Detroit on Monday. Boston stormed back to tie the game with two goals late in the second period. Krejcis offering went off Toronto defenseman Cody Franson and into the net with 4:32 to play and less than two minutes later, Krugs cross-crease dish went off Komarovs skate and into the net for a 3-3 contest heading into the third. The Maple Leafs survived a late onslaught and the game went to overtime as Bernier made nine saves and Rask made just two. Boston continued its strong pllay by outshooting Toronto 4-0 in the extra session, but was unable to convert. David Ospina Colombia Jersey. . Toronto started the scoring midway through the opening period as Peter Holland wrestled the puck off a defender below the goal line and sent a pass to the slot, where Komarov beat Rask with a quick shot just inside the right post. Each team scored within the first minute of the middle stanza. Soderberg tied the game just 17 seconds into the frame as he deflected Reilly Smiths point shot in front. The puck trickled through Berniers pads and Soderberg swiped it into the net for a power-play goal. Kessel raced into the offensive zone and sent a pass from the right faceoff dot to van Riemsdyk, who tapped the puck through the pads of Rask from the slot for a 2-1 score 31 seconds later. Kessel extended Torontos lead to 3-1 on the power play as he skated up to the left circle and wristed a shot off the pipe and past Rask at 9:45. Game Notes Maple Leafs forward Joffrey Lupul left the game with a lower-body injury and did not return ... Komarov played for the first time since Nov. 29 after missing time with a concussion ... Boston forwards Patrice Bergeron and Milan Lucic both returned to the lineup after sitting on Mondays win over Detroit with undisclosed injuries ... Bruins forward Loui Eriksson played in his 600th NHL game ... The two teams will conclude the season series on Apr. 4 at TD Garden. ' ' '
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