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  • Pujols, Albert STL

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  • Beltran, Carlos NYM

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Thread: August 23rd NL MVP voting

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    August 23rd NL MVP voting

    Pick your winner...
    Last edited by dabvu2498; 08-23-2006 at 11:23 AM.
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    Re: August 23rd MVP voting

    Since you didn't make the poll results public, I think we all know who voted for "Sir Albert".


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    Re: August 23rd NL MVP voting

    I voted Beltran. I think it is a toss up between him and Pujols right now.

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    Re: August 23rd NL MVP voting

    He's on a lousy team, but I think Lance Berkman is the best player in the NL. I would love to have him on first base in Cincy.
    Who's on first?

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    Re: August 23rd NL MVP voting

    No one scares pitchers/managers/coaches/wives/kids more than Albert Pujols. No one...
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    Re: August 23rd NL MVP voting

    As much as I can't stand him, I have to pick Pujols
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    Re: August 23rd NL MVP voting

    Beltran is having a g reat season and I would love to have him on the team. But Pujols is an absolute freak and I can't vote for Beltran given a 100 point OPS difference. And as good as Beltran is defensively, Pujols is probably the best defensive 1B in the NL too.
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    Re: August 23rd NL MVP voting

    Howard isn't even having the best season on the Phillies. That honor belongs to Chase Utley. I would vote Utley over Howard for MVP of the NL.

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    Re: August 23rd NL MVP voting

    Quote Originally Posted by Highlifeman21
    Howard isn't even having the best season on the Phillies. That honor belongs to Chase Utley. I would vote Utley over Howard for MVP of the NL.
    I'd have to disagree.

    OPS
    Howard: .997 Utley: .918

    HR: Howard: 43 Utley: 22

    RBI: Howard 112 Utley: 78

    The only stats that Utler has an advantage in are 2B, RS, and BA.
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    Re: August 23rd NL MVP voting

    Quote Originally Posted by dabvu2498
    I'd have to disagree.

    OPS
    Howard: .997 Utley: .918

    HR: Howard: 43 Utley: 22

    RBI: Howard 112 Utley: 78

    The only stats that Utler has an advantage in are 2B, RS, and BA.
    RBI are teammate dependent. Howard only edges Utley in OPS due to 21 more HR vs. Utley's 19 more 2B.

    The OBP is a wash, Utley's .385 to Howard's .383.

    IIRC, Utley was leading the league in hits, which should count for something. Granted, his OBP is BA driven, but Utley sports a better K:BB ratio.

    For as great as Ryan Howard is, and he is, he only has a slight edge in TB, 281 to 268.

    You also have to taken into account positional difference. 2B vs 1B. Give me a 2B with Utley's numbers anyday of the week, twice on Sundays.

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    Re: August 23rd NL MVP voting

    I voted Pujols. His team lineup is awful. I know they did alright without him earlier in the year I think? But without him in the lineup, I would face them any day.

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    Re: August 23rd NL MVP voting

    Beltran by a hair over Pujols.
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    Re: August 23rd NL MVP voting

    Beltran.
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    Re: August 23rd NL MVP voting

    Beltran also. Premium position and great defense/speed/power combo.
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    Re: August 23rd NL MVP voting

    Beltran.
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