The following are the baseball events of the year 2010 throughout the world.

Years in baseball

2010 in sports

Champions

Major League Baseball

League Eastern Division Champions Central Division Champions Western Division Champions Wild Card Qualifier
American League Tampa Bay Rays Minnesota Twins Texas Rangers New York Yankees
National League Philadelphia Phillies Cincinnati Reds San Francisco Giants Atlanta Braves

Higher seed had home field advantage during Division Series and League Championship Series.

The National League champion has home field advantage during the World Series as a result of the NL victory in the All-Star Game.

Other Champions

Calendar

Major League Baseball

See also: 2010 Major League Baseball season

December

Sources: Associated Press

Awards and honors

American League National League
Player Team Position Player Team
Vladimir Guerrero Texas Rangers DH / Pitcher Yovani Gallardo Milwaukee Brewers
Joe Mauer Minnesota Twins Catcher Brian McCann Atlanta Braves
Miguel Cabrera Detroit Tigers 1st baseman Albert Pujols St. Louis Cardinals
Robinson Canó New York Yankees 2nd baseman     Dan Uggla Florida Marlins
Adrián Beltré Boston Red Sox 3rd baseman Ryan Zimmerman Washington Nationals
Alexei Ramírez Chicago White Sox Shortstop Troy Tulowitzki Colorado Rockies
José Bautista Toronto Blue Jays Outfielder Ryan Braun Milwaukee Brewers
Carl Crawford Tampa Bay Rays Outfielder Carlos González Colorado Rockies
Josh Hamilton Texas Rangers Outfielder Matt Holliday St. Louis Cardinals
American League National League
Player Team Position Player Team
Mark Buehrle Chicago White Sox Pitcher Bronson Arroyo Cincinnati Reds
Joe Mauer Minnesota Twins Catcher Yadier Molina St. Louis Cardinals
Mark Teixeira New York Yankees 1st baseman Albert Pujols St. Louis Cardinals
Robinson Canó New York Yankees 2nd baseman     Brandon Phillips Cincinnati Reds
Evan Longoria Tampa Bay Rays 3rd baseman Scott Rolen Cincinnati Reds
Derek Jeter New York Yankees Shortstop Troy Tulowitzki Colorado Rockies
Carl Crawford Tampa Bay Rays Outfielder Carlos González Colorado Rockies
Franklin Gutiérrez Seattle Mariners Outfielder Michael Bourn Houston Astros
Ichiro Suzuki Seattle Mariners Outfielder Shane Victorino Philadelphia Phillies

Others

Major Leagues

Player Team Position
Mark Buehrle Chicago White Sox Pitcher
Yadier Molina St. Louis Cardinals Catcher
Daric Barton Oakland Athletics 1st baseman
Chase Utley Philadelphia Phillies 2nd baseman
Evan Longoria Tampa Bay Rays 3rd baseman
Troy Tulowitzki Colorado Rockies Shortstop
Brett Gardner New York Yankees Left fielder
Michael Bourn Houston Astros Center fielder
Ichiro Suzuki Seattle Mariners Right fielder

Minor Leagues

Events

January

300 win club member Randy Johnson announced his retirement in January 2010.
300 win club member Randy Johnson announced his retirement in January 2010.

I wish it never came into my life. But we're sitting here talking about it. I'm so sorry that I have to. I apologize to everybody at Major League Baseball, my family, the Marises, Bud Selig... Today was the hardest day of my life.

February

Lincecum and the Giants agree on a 2-year, $23 million deal
Lincecum and the Giants agree on a 2-year, $23 million deal

March

Garciaparra, with the Red Sox in 2002, retired as a member of the Red Sox during Spring training 2010
Garciaparra, with the Red Sox in 2002, retired as a member of the Red Sox during Spring training 2010

April

Ryan Howard signed a five-year, $125 million contract extension with the Phillies on April 26
Ryan Howard signed a five-year, $125 million contract extension with the Phillies on April 26

May

Ángel Pagán
Ángel Pagán

June

Ken Griffey Jr. announced his retirement on June 2, 2010
Ken Griffey Jr. announced his retirement on June 2, 2010

I just cost that kid a perfect game, I thought he beat the throw. I was convinced he beat the throw, until I saw the replay.

July

Cliff Lee & Mark Lowe go to the Texas Rangers for Justin Smoak & 3 pitching prospects
Cliff Lee & Mark Lowe go to the Texas Rangers for Justin Smoak & 3 pitching prospects

August

National League Player of the Month Buster Posey
National League Player of the Month Buster Posey

September

Ichiro is the first player to record 200 hits in 10 consecutive seasons
Ichiro is the first player to record 200 hits in 10 consecutive seasons

October

November

December

Deaths

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

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