Originally Posted by PuffyPig
But he clearly wasn't the best player?
He had only the 6th best WAR in the NL.
WAR has nothing to do with it. I don't believe the NL had a "clear" best player this year. It had a rather large group of guys in the same range.
Mike, Posey spending time at first base and Molina being quite a bit better as a defender is the argument I would make that would draw the two together.