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Thus far, who is the NL MVP? And who do you think will win?

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NL MVP yo?

Victorino
2
9%
Upton
5
23%
Tulo
0
No votes
Kemp
5
23%
Braun
6
27%
Votto
0
No votes
McCutchen
0
No votes
Holliday
0
No votes
Reyes
0
No votes
Elijah Dukes
4
18%
 
Total votes : 22

Thus far, who is the NL MVP? And who do you think will win?

Postby bigken117 » Wed Aug 24, 2011 11:15 pm

So the Fangraphs leaders in WAR are

Victorino 6.2
J. Upton 6.2
Tulo 6.1
Kemp 6.1
Braun 6.0
Votto 6.0
McCutchen 5.5
Holliday 5.2
Reyes 5.2


Even though he doesn't lead in WAR, :-o I think it's Braun but I could see Upton or Tulo too, maybe Kemp. Not Victorino. This race could be one of the closest races of the awards that we say we don't care about but get all upset when someone makes a case for someone that we don't think deserves it and get all pissy when the guy we think should have won doesn't win; See MVP, 1999, Pedro.
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Postby Skin Blues » Wed Aug 24, 2011 11:24 pm

I think it'll be Upton, Kemp, or Braun. It's too tight to tell right now, there's no clear deserving winner, although Victorino deserves to be up there with the top group but probably won't be considered because he doesn't have a lot of power and is a bit short on counting stats since he missed a bit of time. It's pretty impressive that he's leading in WAR despite playing 30 less games than Kemp/Upton/Braun. But again... he won't be considered. He's not the prototypical MVP.
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Postby Pogotheostrich » Thu Aug 25, 2011 12:10 am

Right now Braun but it wouldn't shock me to see Kemp win even though the Dodgers suck.
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Postby mweir145 » Thu Aug 25, 2011 12:30 am

Halladay is the MVP. But since pitchers don't win these awards, I think Braun will get it.
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Postby AussieDodger » Thu Aug 25, 2011 2:41 am

You forgot to include Elijah Dukes' WAR
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Postby GiantsFan14 » Thu Aug 25, 2011 3:24 am

Braun or Upton. It's such a close race I don't mind giving it to the guys who are helping their teams be in contention.
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Re: Thus far, who is the NL MVP? And who do you think will w

Postby wrveres » Thu Aug 25, 2011 5:09 am

its Upton.
quick, name me another 1st place Diamondback bat ...
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Re: Thus far, who is the NL MVP? And who do you think will w

Postby Pogotheostrich » Thu Aug 25, 2011 7:53 am

wrveres wrote:its Upton.
quick, name me another 1st place Diamondback bat ...

The rest of that offense is not good which is one of the reasons I don't think Upton wins. He probably won't crack 100 RBI.
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Re: Thus far, who is the NL MVP? And who do you think will w

Postby Dan Lambskin » Thu Aug 25, 2011 8:46 am

wrveres wrote:its Upton.
quick, name me another 1st place Diamondback bat ...


i...i agree with wrveres
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Re: Thus far, who is the NL MVP? And who do you think will w

Postby bigken117 » Thu Aug 25, 2011 8:48 am

wrveres wrote:its Upton.
quick, name me another 1st place Diamondback bat ...


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