Originally written on The Victory Formation  |  Last updated 8/28/13
Remember last year when Miguel Cabrera won a Triple Crown and the MVP even though Mike Trout was probably the more valuable player? Well, don’t look now, but Miguel Cabrera looks poised to win this year’s MVP going away and possibly win a second straight Triple Crown even though, in some regards, Fat Mike Trout has sophomore slumped his way to an even better season than last year. Cabrera is running away with the batting average (26 point difference between Miggie and second place Trout) and RBI titles (12 more than Chris Davis) and he is within striking distance of Chris Davis for the HR lead for the year. For most of the season Davis has been way up on home runs but as it stands there are only 3 dingers separating Miguel Cabrera from from an unprecedented repeat of his Triple Crown heroics from last year. Cabrera also stands a good chance of surpassing 2,000 hits in the majors before the end of the season, just to add some flair to his uniform. It’s fun to peruse the career stats of Cabrera and see just how dominant he has been from the moment he hit the show. After 10.5 [...]
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