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In all likelihood, Miguel Cabrera is going to win the AL Triple Crown, a feat that hasn’t been accomplished in 45 years. In all likelihood, Miguel Cabrera is going to win the AL MVP, because of the aforementioned feat. This may have been acceptable in 1967, but not in 2012. Mike Trout deserves to win AL MVP in 2012. What Trout has been able to accomplish in his first full year in the major leagues is nothing short of sensational. As of this post, he’s one stolen base from becoming the third player EVER to hit 30 home runs and steal 50 bases in a season. If Cabrera hangs on for the Triple Crown, he will become the 16th player to do it. Impressive, yes, but not as much as it appears; it’s more a matter of circumstance. For example, Miggy will finish with a worse average than he did last season (a league best .344), and a much lower AVG than the 2010 winner, Josh Hamilton (.359). And the HR total is only one better than Jose Bautista’s 2011-leading total, and far less than Joey Bats’ ...
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