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For those of you who are still reading and haven't navigated away from this article, I ask that you hear me out on this one.
Yes, A-Rod took steroids, yes, he claims it was for just three years, even though accounts put it at considerably more. However, all of this aside, this is called the AL MVP.
MVP, for those of you who don't know stands for Most Valuable Player, and no amount of stats can accurately measure a players value to his team. To support this I provide you with this information since the return of A-Rod the Yankees have went 31-17 as opposed to 13-15 with out him.
He may only have 12 longballs, just 39 runs batted in and be hitting .233 but he provides the Yanks with a spark, and without him they just aren't the Yankees.