This afternoon the 2010 AL MVP will be announced, and there are a number of quality candidates. Yesterday Joey Votto won the NL MVP in a landslide.
Will the AL award be closer, or will both MVP winners walk away undoubtedly the MVPs of their respective leagues?
That question will be answered shortly. What needs to be answered now is who should walk away with the prestigious award? Josh Hamilton appears to be the favorite heading in, and it certainly didn't hurt his cause that his team made it to the World Series when all his opponents were at home watching him.
Without further ado, here are the top 10 candidates who deserve MVP consideration.