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04.24.2012 | | Posted at 05:15 PM
By Nicole
This is the advertising MLB has been sending out reminding fans to vote for the All-Star Game. (Yes, we ARE less than 20 games into the season, but that doesn't seem to matter when it comes to popularity contests.) Your reigning NL MVP and one of last year's most popular vote-getter, however, is conspicuously absent from this material. You'll notice that squeaky-clean Matt Kemp, whom many wanted ...
11.22.2011 | | Posted at 01:37 PM
By Nicole
Ryan Braun beat out Matt Kemp to win the NL MVP for 2011! I'm honestly a little shocked. Kemp had pretty much swept all the other awards and so it seemed like Braun was something of a long shot. But he won handily, receiving 388 points to Kemp's 332.  Braun was voted in first or second place on every ballot, which might be an even bigger accomplishment. There was no one that doubted that he was o...