McCutchen, Cabrera Win MVP Awards
Published on November 15 2013 11:34 am
Last Updated on November 15 2013 11:34 am
Written by Millie Lange
Tigers' Cabrera Wins AL MVP Again
(New York, NY) -- Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera is once again the American League's MVP. He received 23 of the 30 first-place votes to beat out Angels outfielder Mike Trout and Orioles first baseman Chris Davis. Cabrera is the AL's first repeat winner since Chicago's Frank Thomas in 1994. Despite being slowed by injuries in September, Cabrera still won his third straight batting title with a .348 average.
Pirates' McCutchen Captures NL MVP Honors
(New York, NY) -- Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen is the National League's MVP. McCutchen received 28 of the 30 first-place votes to beat out D'backs first baseman Paul Goldschmidt and Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina. Molina received the other two first-place votes, but finished third. McCutchen hit .317 with 21 home runs, 84 RBI and 27 stolen bases in leading the Bucs to their first playoff appearance since 1992.
Molina Voted Third For NL MVP
(St. Louis, MO) -- Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina received two first-place votes for National League Most Valuable Player. But he finished third overall in the voting as Pittsburgh's Andrew McCutchen was named the winner. Molina batted .319 with 12 home runs and 80 RBI.