In a few weeks, the Baseball Writers Association of America will vote on the American League and National League Most Valuable Player award winners. Every year, the end-of-season awards seem to give us some surprises. This year, however, the choice for the American League Most Valuable Player seems obvious. But as in every election, one can never tell how the voters will decide.
Let's take a look at the top five projected MVP candidates in order of finish.
All stats and references are from www.baseball-reference.com, www.mlb.com and www.wikipedia.org.