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Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera won his second consecutive American League Most Valuable Player award and Pirates centerfielder Andrew McCutchen won his first National League MVP in balloting announced on Thursday by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America.
Cabrera is the first AL player since former White Sox slugger Frank Thomas in 1993 and ’94 to win the award in consecutive seasons. Just as in 2012, he beat out Angels outfielder Mike Trout for the honor. Cabrera received 23 first-place voters and 385 points overall; Trout got 5 firsts and had 282 total points. The Orioles’ Chris Davis, who led the majors in home runs and RBIs, got one first-place vote but finished third with 232 points. Oakland’s Josh Donaldson got the remaining first-place vote.
McCutchen is the first Pirates player since Barry Bonds in 1992 to win the award. He got 28 first-place votes and 409 points overall. Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt (0 firsts, 242 points overall) and Cardinals ca...
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Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen is one of the best young superstars in baseball, and he added the first major award to his resume on Thursday by winning the 2013 National League MVP award.
NL MVP Award First Place Votes: McCutchen 28, Goldschmidt 0, Molina 2. Final Totals: McCutchen 409 pts, Goldy 242 pts, Molina 219 pts.— Steve Berthiaume (@BertDbacks) November...
Maybe one of the hardest parts about rooting for a franchise that went 20 years in between winning seasons was the false hope. The prospects and players that were supposed to be the ones that could put the Pittsburgh Pirates on their backs and take them back to relevancy. The Chad Hermansens that were supposed to be transcendant talents that never materialized into anything, or the...
Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt finished second to Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen in balloting for the National League Most Valuable Player Award.
Goldschmidt's second-place finish is the highest in franchise history.
McCutchen's victory was not unexpected, but the margin surprised many. He received 28 of 30 first-place votes from members of the Baseball...
Andrew McCutchen ran away with the National League Most Valuable Player award, earning 28 of the 30 first-place votes. He is the first Pirate to win the award since Barry Bonds did it in 1992, which of course was the Bucs’ last winning season until this year. It’s sort of a fitting, full-circle type of thing – the beginning of the losing streak was strongly associated with...
Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen was named the NL Most Valuable Player after leading his team to the postseason for the first time in two decades.
He received 28 of 30 first place votes to beat out second place Paul Goldschmidt and third place Yadier Molina. Molina received the other two first place votes.
McCutchen, 27, hit .317/.404/.508 (158 OPS+) with...
M-V-P: Most Versatile Pirate.
Andrew McCutchen was all that and more.
One of the game's most dynamic talents, McCutchen coasted to the National League Most Valuable Player award by a surprisingly wide margin Thursday after leading a baseball revival in Pittsburgh with his speed, power and defense.
The center fielder received 28 of 30 first-place votes from a Baseball Writers...
Miguel Cabrera didn't win a second consecutive Triple Crown, but that's about all that changed as the Detroit Tigers third baseman repeated as American League Most Valuable Player.
Just like in 2012, Cabrera prevailed in the ongoing debate over defining the award and over Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout.
Cabrera received 23 of the 30 first-place ballots in voting...
The final chapter of Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) Postseason Awards is complete as the 2013 MLB Most Valuable Player Award winners are announced. We had a repeat winner, and a new face on an emerging team. American League: Miguel Cabrera (DET) Can anyone stop Cabrera’s MVP reign?Credit: AP/Paul Sancya Detroit Tigers 3B Miguel Cabrera may not have won a back...
There’s a ton of perks that go along with being the best hitter in baseball, but this is right at the top of the list. Miguel Cabrera tweeted out a photo of a brand new PlayStation 4 he received on Thursday and it’s not your typical gaming device. Packaged in a metal suitcase, the console […]
Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera has become the first back-to-back AL MVP winner since Chicago White Sox star Frank Thomas in 1993 and 1994.
Cabrera received 23 first-place votes, and just like last year, he beat out Los Angeles Angels phenom Mike Trout. Chris Davis of the Baltimore Orioles finished third in the voting.
Cabrera wins MVP in virtual repeat of last year....
Miguel Cabrera was named the American League MVP for the second straight season, besting the Angels’ Mike Trout in another hotly-argued battle. Here’s how some fans and players reacted to the latest Miggy win:
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The Bucs have taken home a bunch of awards over the last few two weeks or so, but the last and biggest comes tonight at 6 PM on MLB Network. Andrew McCutchen is a finalist for the NL Most Valuable Player award, and it seems likely he’ll be the first Pirate to win it since Barry Bonds in ’92. The other two finalists are Yadier Molina and Paul Goldschmidt, both of whom have decent...
The AL MVP is Miguel Cabrera from The Detroit Tigers. He finished with 23 first-place and 7 second-place …
Finally. The award that nearly everybody in the entire world has been waiting for -- the MVP.
There's some new faces and some familiar ones amongst the three finalists for each league. One of which has a chance to be the first AL back-to-back winner since the White Sox's Frank Thomas in 1993 and '94 -- and in doing so -- would join the ranks of other familiar AL back...
Thursday afternoon marked that special time of the year when baseball fans from all over the country weigh in on the game's best players, mainly because the Baseball Writers' Association of America votes for the most valuable players in the American and National Leagues.
Thursday's winners came as no surprise, but as with all award presentations, they were subject...