Originally posted on Midwest Sports Fans  |  Last updated 10/1/12
Get ready for the most hotly contested November election that will not involve a political office – and if you are a fan of Ryan Braun, you will likely not be happy with the final tabulations for National League Most Valuable Player. In fact Braun will have a hard time ever winning a MVP award for the rest of his career no matter what he does in a single season. While watching Milwaukee Brewers telecasts on a nightly basis, I have heard announcer Brian Anderson refer to Braun in recent weeks jumping to the front of MVP consideration with a sensational second half and strong season overall. While it seems like Ryan Braun might have a chance to win NL MVP, it’s just not going to happen. (Photo by Steve Paluch via CC BY 2.0) Statistically, it is a convincing argument. On Friday night Braun completed a 40 HR/30 SB season, and his total numbers (.319/104 runs/41 HR/112 RBI/30 SB/.602 slug) is every bit as impressive as 2011. Obviously Brian Anderson makes no mention on telecasts why Braun
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