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Joey Votto Named NL's MVP

Votto ends Pujols' two-year reign

(Newser) - Joey Votto overwhelmingly won the election to become the National League's MVP, the AP reports. The Cincinnati Reds first baseman ended the two-year tenure of Albert Pujols, the second-place finisher and a onetime mentor to Votto. "For him to give me time of the day and to talk about... More »

Cardinals' Pujols Wins Second NL MVP Award

St. Louis first baseman outdistances Phillies' Howard

(Newser) - Albert Pujols of the St. Louis Cardinals won the National League’s Most Valuable Player award today, the Post-Dispatch reports, taking the honor for the second time despite missing a significant portion of the season due to injury. The first baseman hit .357 with 37 home runs and 116 RBI.... More »

J-Roll Fields NL MVP

Diminutive shortstop backed up swagger with hot hitting, Gold Glove defense

(Newser) - Jimmy Rollins, who helped fulfill his bold prediction of a playoff appearance for the long-suffering Phillies, squeaked by Colorado's Matt Holliday for the National League MVP award, reports At 353 voting points, his 17-point margin over the brawny Rockies slugger was the slimmest in 16 years. More »

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