In all due respect to Ramirez and Ortiz, who have been terrific this year, the most valuable player in the league ... in my opinion
has been Sheffield.
Without him, I think the Yankees would be fasr behind the Bosox. He is the one who has delivered the clutch hits time and again this year, much of which was done with one hand and one shoulder. He has turned in one of the gutsiest performances I have see ... he is one tough dude