LOS ANGELES, November 14, 2013 — Miguel Cabrera of the Detroit Tigers won his second MVP Award in as many years. In the National League, Andrew McCutchen was voted as the Most Valuable Player.
Miguel Cabrera followed 2012’s monster year, with an even better season. He had a .348/.442/.636 slash line in 2013 with 44 homeruns, 137 RBIs and 103 Runs. It is scary to think what Cabrera might have done had he not been bothered by a hernia injury in the second half of the season.
Andrew McCutchen had a slash line of .317/.404/.508 with 21 homeruns, 84 RBIs, 97 runs and 27 stolen bases.
McCutchen was drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates with the 11th pick of the 2005 amateur draft. He is under contract until after the 2017 season.
Cabrera was signed as an international free agent by the Florida Marlins in 1999. Detroit acquired the slugger via trade along with Dontrelle Willis for six prospects that never really panned out.
Anaheim Angels centerfielder Mike Trout, again, finished second in the MVP voting to Cabrera. Chris Davis of Baltimore finished third in the vote after leading all of baseball with 53 homeruns.
Arizona’s Paul Goldschmidt came in second place, with Yadier Molina from the Cardinals finishing in third.
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