Originally written on Off Base Percentage  |  Last updated 10/21/14
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You know that moment when you feel like you've been kicked in the stomach? Nothing actually touches you, but all the air just escapes your body. Yeah, the MVP voting in the AL felt just like that. At least most of the voting went as it should in the Junior Circuit, well almost most.MVP: Mike Trout Miguel CabreraThis whole thing has been argued ad nauseum. Triple Crown or WAR? One-dimensional player or total package? Fat guy versus the guy built like a mid size truck? I'm more interested in finding out what led Sheldon Ocker of the Akron Beacon Journal to believe that not only did Mike Trout not deserve the MVP, but that he didn't even deserve to come in second place either. But there are more tragedies than that. Like, how did Derek ******* Jeter finish waaaaaaaay ahead of OBP King Joe Mauer and one place ahead of last year's MVP Justin Verlander? Sorry DJ, you should be a little further down on this list.Raul Ibanez received a vote. How, I don't know, but he did...
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