Originally Posted by Homer Bailey
I'm surprised by this line of thinking Puffy. I tend to agree with you 90+% of the time, but I don't consider the standings when I consider who the most valuable player is. That person so far has been Votto. It's not absurd to consider AM as the MVP, I just don't think he does anything better than Votto does, other than stealing bases.
McCutheon plays a premium defensive postion at an elite level with trumps Votto's elite fielding 1B.
McCutheon's hitting is certainly in the ballpark with Votto.
When elite players are close, the fact they have led their team into the playoffs is the deciding point.