After struggling through the first six weeks of the regular season, the Los Angeles Angels are suddenly breathing down the necks of the Texas Rangers in the American League West.
The Angels have many players to thank for their revival. Albert Pujols has woken up, and Mike Trout has given the club a huge boost since being called up in late April. The guy who deserves most of the credit, however, is Mark Trumbo. If the season ended today, he'd be the Angels' MVP.
The question is where Trumbo ranks in the actual American League MVP race. Is he hot on Josh Hamilton's heels, or does he still have a lot of ground to catch up?
That's what we're here to find out. Here's a look at my updated AL MVP rankings.