Found November 02, 2011 on The Outside Corner:
We're down to the nitty gritty, the most important awards of all: the most valuable player. There's a wide open competition in the American League, which is where I'm going to focus on first. Names like Jacoby Ellsbury and Dustin Pedroia of the Boston Red Sox, Curtis Granderson of the New York Yankees, Jose Bautista of the Toronto Blue Jays, and Justin Verlander of the Detroit Tigers are the ones who you'll find at the top of most ballots across the internet. What did the OC's staff think of the race? Midseason winner: Jose Bautista, Toronto Blue Jays VOTING RESULTS1) Jose Bautista, Blue Jays (86 points, six first place votes)2) Jacoby Ellsbury, Red Sox (72 points, two first place votes)3) Miguel Cabrera, Tigers (62 points)4) Justin Verlander, Tigers (60 points, one first place vote)5) Dustin Pedroia, Red Sox (53 points)6) Curtis Granderson, Yankees (42 points)7) Adrian Gonzalez, Red Sox (34 points)8) Ian Kinsler, Rangers (27 points)9) CC Sabathia, Yankees (17 ...
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