2013 World Series: Ranking the Top 5 MVP Candidates

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2013 World Series: Ranking the Top 5 MVP Candidates
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David Ortiz's smile would be wider if he won the World Series MVP award.

After a grueling regular season and playoffs to date, the St. Louis Cardinals and Boston Red Sox are set to duke it out in the World Series.

While the teams’ World Series berths were predictable, the inevitable series MVP race could go in a variety of directions.

A Mr. October like David Ortiz might be the leading candidate going into the series, but fans shouldn’t count out newcomers like Michael Wacha, whose microscopic ERA thus far has wowed critics and fans alike.

Read on to see the top five 2013 World Series MVP award candidates.


All statistics sourced from Baseball-Reference.com and FanGraphs.com.

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