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Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Most Meritorious Player: 2011 Results

Congratulations to Jose Bautista on winning his first MMP award!

Player Name	pts	ballots	1sts
Jose Bautista	163	13	8
Matt Kemp	154	13	0
Ryan Braun	140	13	0
Jacoby Ellsbury	138	12	0
Roy Halladay	128	12	2
J Verlander	125	13	1
Cliff Lee	115	11	2
Miguel Cabrera	108	13	0
Clayton Kershaw	73	9	0
Dustin Pedroia	68	10	0
Ben Zobrist	57	8	0
Joey Votto	55	9	0
Adrian Gonzalez	45	9	0
Jered Weaver	19	6	0
C Granderson	19	5	0
Ian Kinsler	19	6	0
Evan Longoria	18	5	0
CC Sabathia	16	4	0
Alex Gordon	16	3	0
Lance Berkman	16	2	0
Robinson Cano	12	2	0
Mike Napoli	11	4	0
Prince Fielder	11	2	0
A McCutchen	8	1	0
Justin Upton	8	3	0
Shane Victorino	5	1	0
Dan Haren	4	1	0
James Shields	3	1	0
Alex Avila	2	1	0
Brian McCann	2	1	0
Josh Hamilton	1	1	0
Troy Tulowitzki	1	1	0

 

DL from MN Posted: February 07, 2018 at 04:03 PM | 8 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. DL from MN Posted: February 07, 2018 at 04:14 PM (#5621368)
Player #times on ballot

Cabrera 8
Votto 8
Halladay 7
Kershaw 7
Verlander 6
Berkman 6
Cano 6
McCutchen 6
Tulowitzki 5
Bautista 4
Longoria 4
Cliff Lee 4
   2. DL from MN Posted: February 07, 2018 at 05:37 PM (#5621446)
This is a bit of a milestone election. We now have 1950-2017 completed entirely.
   3. Chris Fluit Posted: February 07, 2018 at 07:47 PM (#5621558)
This is a bit of a milestone election. We now have 1950-2017 completed entirely.

Three cheers for us!
   4. Chris Fluit Posted: February 07, 2018 at 07:51 PM (#5621564)
After the Texas Rangers won their first MMP last year, the Toronto Blue Jays followed suit this year. Congratulations to Jose Bautista on being named this year's MMP- and the first MMP north of the border! Bautista may be the first Blue Jay to win the big award but Dave Stieb ('83, '84) and Roger Clemens ('97) have been pitching MMPs, John Olerud ('93) won an AL MMP and Pat Hentgen won an AL pitching MMP ('96) while Stieb ('82) and Clemens ('98) each added a league-specific trophy.
   5. Chris Fluit Posted: February 07, 2018 at 07:54 PM (#5621565)
Congratulations to Roy Halladay for defending his crown as the pitching MMP for 2011! Halladay joins an illustrious group of repeat winners that includes Ed Walsh, Christy Mathewson, Robin Roberts, Sandy Koufax, Bob Gibson, Dave Stieb, Roger Clemens, Greg Maddux, Pedro Martinez, Randy Johnson and Clayton Kershaw.
   6. Chris Fluit Posted: February 07, 2018 at 07:58 PM (#5621568)
Next up, congratulations to Justin Verlander who was named the AL pitching MMP for 2011. This also marks back-to-back awards for Verlander as he won the first real-time award back in 2012 and three overall as he also won in 2016. Other Tigers to win the AL pitching MMP include Frank Lary ('58), Jim Bunning ('60), Hank Aguirre ('62), Earl Wilson ('66), Denny McLain ('68 and '69) and Mark Fidrych ('76).
   7. Chris Fluit Posted: February 07, 2018 at 07:59 PM (#5621569)
Finally, congratulations to Matt Kemp who beat out Ryan Braun for the NL MMP. Kemp is the first Dodger to win the award since Mike Piazza in 1997 and the first centerfielder since Eric Davis in 1987.
   8. DL from MN Posted: February 08, 2018 at 10:26 AM (#5621726)
This is actually the 5th time CC Sabathia has made a ballot. Missed that before.

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