The following are the baseball events of the year 2016 throughout the world.

Years in baseball

2016 in sports

Champions of United States baseball leagues

Major League Baseball

Main articles: 2016 Major League Baseball season and 2016 Major League Baseball postseason


Other United States baseball leagues

Champions of competitions outside the United States

Awards and honors

Major League Baseball

Main article: Baseball Hall of Fame balloting, 2016

Major League Baseball awards

Baseball America awards

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Sporting News awards

Players Choice Awards

Silver Slugger Awards

American League National League
Player Team Position Player Team
Miguel Cabrera (DET) First baseman Anthony Rizzo (CHC)
José Altuve (HOU) Second baseman Daniel Murphy (NYM)
Josh Donaldson (TOR) Third baseman Nolan Arenado (COL)
Xander Bogaerts   (BOS) Shortstop Corey Seager (LAD)
Mookie Betts (BOS) Outfielder Charlie Blackmon (COL)
Mike Trout (LAA) Outfielder Yoenis Céspedes (NYM)
Mark Trumbo (BAL) Outfielder Christian Yelich (MIA)
Salvador Pérez (KCR) Catcher Wilson Ramos (WAS)
David Ortiz (BOS) Designated hitter/pitcher Jake Arrieta    (CHC)

Gold Glove Awards

American League National League
Player Team Position Player Team
Mitch Moreland (TEX) First baseman Anthony Rizzo * (CHC)
Ian Kinsler (DET) Second baseman   Joe Panik (SFG)
Adrián Beltré (TEX) Third baseman Nolan Arenado (COL)
Francisco Lindor *  (CLE) Shortstop Brandon Crawford  (SFG)
Brett Gardner   (NYY) Left fielder Starling Marte (PIT)
Kevin Kiermaier (TBR) Center fielder Ender Inciarte (ATL)
Mookie Betts (BOS) Right fielder Jason Heyward (CHC)
Salvador Pérez (KCR) Catcher Buster Posey (SFG)
Dallas Keuchel (HOU) Pitcher Zack Greinke (LAD)

  * Platinum Glove Award Winner

Minor League Baseball

College

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  78. ^ Red Sox 2, Yankees 3. Game played on May 6, 2016 at Yankee Stadium. ESPN.com. Box Score and Play by Play. Retrieved on May 7, 2016.
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  99. ^ David Ortiz's 20th home run puts the slugger in another exclusive club. CBSSports. Retrieved on July 7, 2016.
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  101. ^ Yoan Moncada named All-Star Futures Game MVP. MLB.com. Retrieved on July 11, 2016.
  102. ^ Royals Eric Hosmer, Salvador Perez homer, give AL home field for Series. ESPN.com. Retrieved on July 13, 2016.
  103. ^ Ryan dismissed; Antony named interim GM. MLB.com. Retrieved on July 18, 2016.
  104. ^ Boston 11, San Francisco 7. Game Played on Wednesday, July 20, 2016 (N), at Fenway Park. Baseball Reference Box Score. Retrieved on July 21, 2016.
  105. ^ Huge hit and historic milestone for Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera. ESPN.com. Retrieved on July 23, 2016.
  106. ^ Nelson Cruz drives in seven runs on two big swings. CBSSports.com. Retrieved on July 24, 2016.
  107. ^ Seattle Mariners 14, Toronto Blue Jays 5. Game Played on Saturday 23, 2016 (D), at Rogers Centre. ESPN Box Score. Retrieved on July 24, 2016.
  108. ^ Triple play helps Nationals hold off Giants 4–1. CSN.com. Retrieved on July 30, 2016.
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  112. ^ Mejia wastes no time extending streak to 47. Indians No. 4 prospect holds seventh-longest run in Minor League history; best in 62 years. MiLB.com. Retrieved on August 6, 2016.
  113. ^ Ichiro Suzuki becomes 30th player in MLB history with 3,000 hits. SportsYahoo.com. Retrieved on August 8, 2016.
  114. ^ Under Dark Skies, Alex Rodriguez Ends Complicated Career as a Yankee. The New York Times. Retrieved on August 13, 2016.
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  116. ^ Red Sox notebook: David Ortiz joins team’s 1,000 extra base hit club. Boston Herald. Retrieved on August 13, 2016.
  117. ^ Tyler Austin, Aaron Judge first pair to hit back-to-back HRs in first plate appearances. ESPN. Retrieved on August 13, 2016.
  118. ^ Brooklyn Dodgers 12, Philadelphia Phillies 5. Game Played on Tuesday, April 19, 1938 (D), at Baker Bowl. Baseball Reference Box Score. Retrieved on August 13, 2016.
  119. ^ Derek Jeter joins Yankees for Mariano Rivera's Monument Park celebration. NJ com. Retrieved on August 15, 2016.
  120. ^ a b Mookie Betts notches second three-homer game. USA Today. Retrieved on August 15, 2016.
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  122. ^ Mejia extends hit streak to 50 games. MiLB.com. Retrieved on August 15, 2016.
  123. ^ Longest minor league hitting streak in 62 years snapped at 50 games. CBS Sports. Retrieved on August 15, 2016.
  124. ^ Boston Red Sox 5, Baltimore Orioles 3. Game Played on August 15, 2016 (N), at Camden Yards. ESPN Box Score and Recap. Retrieved on August 16, 2016.
  125. ^ Astros 15, Orioles 8. Game Played on August 19, 2016 (N), at Camden Yards. ESPN Box Score and Recap. Retrieved on August 21, 2016.
  126. ^ Britton sees record run end but seals victory. MLB.com. Retrieved on August 26, 2016.
  127. ^ Zach Britton hasn't allowed an earned run in 43 straight games, but here are his closest calls. MLB.com. Retrieved on August 26, 2016.
  128. ^ Papi oldest to reach 30 homers in a season. MLB.com. Retrieved on August 25, 2016.
  129. ^ David Ortiz's home run that made several kinds of history. CBS Sports. Retrieved on August 25, 2016.
  130. ^ Matt Moore falls one out short of no-hitter, gets 1st win for Giants. ESPN Recap. Retrieved on August 26, 2016.
  131. ^ Albert Pujols takes over 9th on all-time HR list as Angels rout Mariners. ESPN. Retrieved on September 4, 2016.
  132. ^ Cardinals hit 3 homers in 9th, top Pirates 9–7. ESPN. Retrieved on September 7, 2016.
  133. ^ Texas Rangers Season Records. MLB.com. Retrieved on September 7, 2016.
  134. ^ Mets sign former QB Tim Tebow to minor league deal, 'intrigued' by potential. ESPN. Retrieved on September 8, 2016.
  135. ^ New York Yankees 5, Tampa Bay Rays 4. Game Played on September 8, 2016 (N), at Yankee Stadium. ESPN Box Score and Recap. Retrieved on September 9, 2016.
  136. ^ Elias Sports Bureau. ESPN Stats and Information. Retrieved on September 9, 2016.
  137. ^ Hill pulled after 7 perfect innings; Dodgers top Marlins 5–0. ESPN Recap and Box Score. Retrieved on September 13, 2016.
  138. ^ Dodgers' Ross Stripling pulled with no-hitter in 8th in debut; Giants win in 10. ESPN Recap and Box Score. Retrieved on September 13, 2016.
  139. ^ a b c d e Ortiz hits three-run HR as Red Sox outslug Blue Jays 11–8. ESPN.com. Retrieved on September 12, 2016.
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  141. ^ Hendricks loses no-hit bid in 9th, Cubs beat Cardinals 4–1. ESPN Recap and Box Score. Retrieved on September 13, 2016.
  142. ^ Ortiz hits 536th HR to tie Mantle, Red Sox beat Orioles 12–2. ESPN Recap and Box Score. Retrieved on September 13, 2016.
  143. ^ Blue Jays hire former Red Sox GM Cherington as VP of operations. ESPN.com. Retrieved on September 18, 2016.
  144. ^ Cubs clinch National League Central title with Cardinals' loss to Giants. USA Today Sports. Retrieved on September 16, 2016.
  145. ^ David Ortiz passes Mickey Mantle for 17th on All-Time Home Runs List. StatsCats. Retrieved on September 16, 2016.
  146. ^ Hanley Ramirez blast caps wild comeback as Red Sox stun Yankees. Boston Herald. Retrieved on September 16, 2016.
  147. ^ Padres' A.J. Preller suspended 30 days after investigation of Drew Pomeranz trade. ESPN.com. Retrieved on September 18, 2016.
  148. ^ Former Rangers exec A.J. Preller runs afoul of MLB – again. Dallas News. Retrieved on September 18, 2016.
  149. ^ Jon Gray sets Rockies single-game strikeout record in win over Padres. USA Today Sports. Retrieved on September 18, 2016.
  150. ^ Miggy among quickest to reach 2,500 career hits. MLB.com. Retrieved on September 18, 2016.
  151. ^ Hanley Ramirez's 2 homers lead Boston Red Sox to first 4-game series sweep of Yankees since 1990. MassLive.com. Retrieved on September 19, 2016.
  152. ^ Detroit Tigers 9, Minnesota Twins 2. Game played on Thursday, September 22, 2016 (D) at Target Field. ESPN Box Score and Recap. Retrieved on November 6, 2016.
  153. ^ Inside Brian Dozier's incredible power surge and his quest for a home run record. Sports Illustrated. Retrieved on November 6, 2016.
  154. ^ Rangers win West again, become first AL team to make playoffs. ESPN. Retrieved on September 24, 2016.
  155. ^ a b c David Ortiz gets the party started early in Red Sox win over Rays. ESPN. Retrieved on September 24, 2016.
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  158. ^ Nationals clinch third NL East title with win over Pirates, Mets’ loss to Phillies. The Washington Post. Retrieved on September 25, 2016.
  159. ^ Beloved star Fernandez dies in tragic accident. MLB.com. Retrieved on September 25, 2016.
  160. ^ Los Angeles Dodgers clinch NL West Title. Los Angeles Daily News. Retrieved on September 25, 2016.
  161. ^ a b c Red Sox K record 11 straight, win 11th in row. MLB.com. Retrieved on September 26, 2016.
  162. ^ New York Mets 2, San Diego Padres 1. Game Played on Wednesday, April 22, 1970 (D) at Shea Stadium. Retrosheet box score. Retrieved on September 26, 2016.
  163. ^ Indians overcome Corey Kluber injury to clinch AL Central crown. ESPN. Retrieved on September 27, 2016.
  164. ^ Marlins beat Mets in emotional return to field. MLB.com. Retrieved on September 26, 2016.
  165. ^ Sox win East, but Yanks' slam is talk of the crown. MLB.com. Retrieved on September 29, 2016.
  166. ^ Jaso hits for first cycle in PNC Park history. MLB.com. Retrieved on September 29, 2016.
  167. ^ Cubs owner: Theo Epstein 'best baseball executive in the game'. ESPN. Retrieved on September 29, 2016.
  168. ^ Cubs-Pirates stopped by rain, first tie in majors since 2005. ESPN. Retrieved on September 30, 2016.
  169. ^ Bryan Price agrees to one-year deal to return as Reds manager. ESPN. Retrieved on September 30, 2016.
  170. ^ Mets clinch home field in Wild Card Game. MLB.com. Retrieved on October 2, 2016.
  171. ^ Season-closing frenzy cements October field. MLB.com. Retrieved on October 3, 2016.
  172. ^ a b White Sox name Rick Renteria manager Chicago Sun Times. Retrieved on October 3, 2016.
  173. ^ Rick Renteria joins Johnny Evers as only managers of both Cubs and White Sox. CSN. Retrieved on October 3, 2016.
  174. ^ Walt Weiss resigns as Rockies manager. Fox 31 Denver. Retrieved on October 3, 2016.
  175. ^ Diamondbacks Fire Stewart, Hale After Another Losing Season. The New York Times. Retrieved on October 4, 2016.
  176. ^ Edwin Encarnacion delivers walk-off HR in 11th as Jays advance to ALDS. ESPN Recap and Box Score. Retrieved on October 5, 2016.
  177. ^ Bumgarner, Gillaspie lead Giants over Mets 3–0; Cubs next. ESPN Recap and Box Score. Retrieved on October 6, 2016.
  178. ^ Blue Jays stomp Rangers behind Marco Estrada, Jose Bautista. ESPN Recap and Box Score. Retrieved on October 6, 2016.
  179. ^ Indians edge Red Sox in ALDS Game 1. CBS Sports. Retrieved on October 7, 2016.
  180. ^ Indians hit three homers off Boston ace Rick Porcello in Game 1 win. ESPN Recap and Box Score. Retrieved on October 6, 2016.
  181. ^ Blue Jays hit 4 home runs, beat Rangers for 2–0 lead in ALDS. USA Today. Retrieved on October 7, 2016.
  182. ^ Indians' Kluber leaves vs Detroit with right groin tightness. USA Today. Retrieved on October 7, 2016.
  183. ^ Corey Kluber throws 7 scoreless innings, Indians take 2–0 lead over Red Sox.ESPN Recap and Box Score. Retrieved on October 7, 2016.
  184. ^ Bullpen does enough to get Kershaw, Dodgers a tight win over Nats. ESPN Recap and Box Score. Retrieved on October 7, 2016.
  185. ^ Jon Lester, Javier Baez help Cubs past Giants in NLDS opener. ESPN Recap and Box Score. Retrieved on October 7, 2016.
  186. ^ Wood homers as Cubs beat Giants 5–2 for 2–0 NLDS lead. ESPN Recap and Box Score. Retrieved on October 9, 2016.
  187. ^ NLDS Gm 2 postponed to Sunday, 1 ET on FS1. MLB.com. Retrieved on October 8, 2016.
  188. ^ Jose Lobaton's HR, Daniel Murphy's RBIs lift Nats past Dodgers. ESPN. Retrieved on October 9, 2016.
  189. ^ Josh Donaldson scores winning run in 10th as Jays sweep Rangers, reach ALCS. ESPN. Retrieved on October 10, 2016.
  190. ^ Indians-Red Sox ALDS Game 3 has been rained out, will play Monday. ESPN. Retrieved on October 9, 2016.
  191. ^ Nationals beat Dodgers 8–3 to take 2–1 lead in NLDS. ESPN. Retrieved on October 11, 2016.
  192. ^ Indians sweep Red Sox to advance to ALCS, ending Big Papi's career. ESPN. Retrieved on October 11, 2016.
  193. ^ Giants outlast Cubs with 13th-inning walk-off, stave off elimination. ESPN. Retrieved on October 9, 2016.
  194. ^ Utley's single lifts Dodgers over Nats 6–5 to force Game 5. ESPN. Retrieved on October 12, 2016.
  195. ^ Cubs beat Giants behind 4-run, 9th-inning rally to reach NLCS. ESPN. Retrieved on October 12, 2016.
  196. ^ a b Brian Snitker named Braves manager for 2017 season. ESPN. Retrieved on October 12, 2016.
  197. ^ Brian Snitker – MiLB Managerial Career. Baseball Reference. Retrieved on October 12, 2016.
  198. ^ Clayton Kershaw gets save as Dodgers top Nats to win NLDS. ESPN Box Score and Recap. Retrieved on October 16, 2016.
  199. ^ Diamondbacks hire Red Sox executive Mike Hazen as new general manager. CBS Sports. Retrieved on October 20, 2016.
  200. ^ Report: Tony La Russa opts to remain with D-backs in advisory role. Arizona Sports. Retrieved on October 20, 2016.
  201. ^ On Merritt: Indians head to World Series, top Jays in ALCS. ESPN Recap and Box Score. Retrieved on October 20, 2016.
  202. ^ Cubs beat Dodgers 5-0 to reach 1st World Series since 1945. ESPN Recap and Box Score. Retrieved on October 23, 2016.
  203. ^ Cubs outlast Indians in Game 7, win first World Series since 1908. ESPN Recap and Box Score. Retrieved on November 3, 2016.
  204. ^ Doosan Bears capture 2nd straight Korean Series title. Yonhap News Agency. Retrieved on November 5, 2016.
  205. ^ Twins tab Thad Levine as GM after club-worst season. ESPN. Retrieved on November 6, 2016.
  206. ^ Diamondbacks hire Red Sox bench coach Torey Lovullo as manager. ESPN. Retrieved on November 5, 2016.
  207. ^ Rockies tap ex-Padres boss Bud Black as new manager. ESPN. Retrieved on November 9, 2016.
  208. ^ Major League Baseball, union agree on new collective bargaining agreement. USA Today Sports. Retrieved on December 1, 2016.
  209. ^ Report: Rays only franchise to vote against ratifying CBA. ESPN. Retrieved on December 14, 2016.