2009 Major League Baseball Season

Postseason
Series Result MVP
World Series: New York Yankees (4) over Philadelphia Phillies (2) Hideki Matsui
NLCS: Philadelphia Phillies (4) over Los Angeles Dodgers (1) Ryan Howard
ALCS: New York Yankees (4) over Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (2) C.C. Sabathia
NLDS: Philadelphia Phillies (3) over Colorado Rockies (1)
NLDS: Los Angeles Dodgers (3) over St. Louis Cardinals (0)
ALDS: New York Yankees (3) over Minnesota Twins (0)
ALDS: Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (3) over Boston Red Sox (0)

National League Standings
East W L PCT GB Home Road
Philadelphia Phillies 93 69 .574 45-36 48-33
Florida Marlins 87 75 .537 6 43-38 38-43
Atlanta Braves 86 76 .531 7 40-41 46-35
New York Mets 70 92 .432 23 41-40 29-52
Washington Nationals 59 103 .364 34 33-48 26-55
Central W L PCT GB Home Road
St. Louis Cardinals 91 71 .562 46-35 45-36
Chicago Cubs 83 78 .516 7.5 46-34 37-44
Milwaukee Brewers 80 82 .494 11 40-41 40-41
Cincinnati Reds 78 84 .481 13 40-41 38-43
Houston Astros 74 88 .457 17 44-37 30-51
Pittsburgh Pirates 62 99 .385 28.5 40-41 22-58
West W L PCT GB Home Road
Los Angeles Dodgers 95 67 .586 50-31 45-36
Colorado Rockies 92 70 .568 3 51-30 41-40
San Francisco Giants 88 74 .543 7 52-29 36-45
San Diego Padres 75 87 .463 20 42-39 33-48
Arizona Diamondbacks 70 92 .432 25 36-45 34-47

National League Awards
Award Player
Most Valuable Player Albert Pujols
Cy Young Tim Lincecum
Rookie of the Year Chris Coghlan
Reliever of the Year Heath Bell
Manager of the Year Jim Tracy
Comeback Player of the Year Chris Carpenter
American League Standings
East W L PCT GB Home Road
New York Yankees 103 59 .636 57-24 46-35
Boston Red Sox 95 67 .586 8 56-25 39-42
Tampa Bay Rays 84 78 .519 19 52-29 32-49
Toronto Blue Jays 75 87 .463 28 44-37 31-50
Baltimore Orioles 64 98 .395 39 39-42 25-56
Central W L PCT GB Home Road
Minnesota Twins 87 76 .534 49-33 38-43
Detroit Tigers 86 77 .528 1 51-30 35-47
Chicago White Sox 79 83 .488 7.5 43-38 36-45
Cleveland Indians 65 97 .401 21.5 35-46 30-51
Kansas City Royals 65 97 .401 21.5 33-48 32-49
West W L PCT GB Home Road
Los Angeles Angels 97 65 .599 49-32 48-33
Texas Rangers 87 75 .537 10 48-33 39-42
Seattle Mariners 85 77 .525 12 48-33 37-44
Oakland Athletics 75 87 .463 22 40-41 35-46



American League Awards
Award Player
Most Valuable Player Joe Mauer
Cy Young Zack Greinke
Rookie of the Year Andrew Bailey
Reliever of the Year Joe Nathan
Mariano Rivera
Manager of the Year Mike Scioscia
Comeback Player of the Year Aaron Hill