Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 11/15/12
 Detroit’s Miguel Cabrera has won the American League’s Most Valuable Player award after becoming baseball’s first Triple Crown winner in 45 years. Cabrera received 22 of 28 first-place votes and 362 points from the AL panel of Baseball Writers’ Association of America. Los Angeles Angels rookie center fielder Mike Trout had six firsts and 281 points. San Francisco’s Buster Posey won the National League’s Most Valuable Player award. Posey got 27 of 32 firsts and 422 points from the NL panel, outdistancing 2011 winner Ryan Braun of Milwaukee, who was second with 285 points. Davis Wright finished in sixth place with 86 points. Congratulations to both Posey and Cabrera on their MVP seasons.  Original post 4:00 PM The Major League postseason awards conclude today with the granddaddy of them all – the Most Valuable Player Awards. San Francisco catcher Buster Posey and Detroit third baseman Miguel Cabrera competing against the Angels’ Mike Trout are considered the frontrunners. Throw a blanket
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