As we enter the last month-and-a-half of the season, the award talk is heating up and it’s time for guys to start making their case. In my opinion, the National League MVP should go to a guy who’s been the clear-cut leader of his team with the numbers to match it.
Matt Kemp had a subpar 2010 season and he’s already eclipsed those numbers. He’s matured as a team leader and he’s been a one-man wrecking crew at the plate.
Let’s go ahead and look at why Kemp deserves to be the MVP despite the Dodgers’ struggles.