Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/15/14
When voting for the American League Most Valuable Player award is announced Nov. 15, Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout will learn where he stands with the baseball writers, who select the MVP. Trout already knows how the AL front-office executives view him, as he was the only unanimous selection in voting for a postseason All-Star team. The Sporting News polled 30 general managers and assistant GMs from AL teams, 29 from NL teams. The other top vote-getters in the AL were Tampa Bay Rays closer Fernando Rodney and New York Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano, who received 29 votes apiece at their positions. Texas Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton was chosen on 28 ballots. Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera received just 20 votes despite becoming baseball's first Triple Crown winner since 1967. The top selections in the NL were Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen and Milwaukee Brewers left fielder Ryan Braun, who each received 26 votes. Trout...
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