(SportsNetwork.com) - Andrew McCutchen said if had room to dance, he would.
Things are looking up these days for the Pittsburgh Pirates and the center
fielder is at the center of the resurgence.
McCutchen was named National League MVP on Thursday, the first Pirates player
since Barry Bonds to receive the award.
Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera is more accustomed to such things.
He won AL MVP for the second year in a row, again beating Angels outfielder
McCutchen won in a landslide over Arizona Diamondbacks first baseman Paul
Goldschmidt, receiving 28 of the 30 first-place votes. Goldschmidt and St.
Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina, who finished third, both received one
Cabrera beat Trout with Baltimore Orioles first baseman Chris Davis finishing
It was the third AL MVP in a row to go to a Tigers player. Cabrera got his
first last year after winning the Triple Crown and pitcher Justin Verlander
won in 2011.
Cabrera received 23 first-place votes, Trout had five and Davis and Oakland
Athletics third baseman Josh Donaldson both received one.
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