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Old 09-06-2012, 12:27 PM   #183 (permalink)
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I definitely don't think a 0.3-point differential between three guys is a debate-ender, but when I see WAR stats that look like this...

1. Trout (LAA) 9.3
2. Cano (NYY) 6.2
3. Verlander (DET) 6.0
4. Cabrera (DET) 5.9

...and someone tries to tell me that Miguel Cabrera is hands-down the American League MVP, I have to chuckle a little bit.

But please don't get me started on the AL MVP front
I agree with you about a large delta, but at the same time, while I personally think Trout is the AL MVP at this point in time, I also don't think it is by as much as that gap in WAR would have people believe.
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