Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/16/12
Ryan Braun said the voters got it right. The Milwaukee Brewers' star left fielder didn't come close to repeating as National League MVP, getting easily outdistanced by Buster Posey. The San Francisco catcher captured 27 of the 32 first-place votes from the Baseball Writers' Association of America, compared to only three for Braun. Posey won the award, 422 points to 285, and Braun said he had no quarrel with the outcome. "I think Buster Posey deserved to win," said Braun, who had the better across-the-board offensive season by far. "What he was able to accomplish this year as a catcher for a team that eventually went on to win the World Series was incredible. "I thought he was the best player; I thought he deserved to be the MVP." There was considerable chatter before the announcement as to whether Braun would be penalized in the balloting for his positive drug test that became public last winter. He got the result overturned on appeal but wasn't helped in the court of publ...
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