In handing Miguel Cabrera the American League MVP award, the voters weren't making a statement that Cabrera's four additional points of batting average, his 14 homers or even his 56 RBI made him a better player than Mike Trout last season.
The end of liberty, baseball in America
Baseball Nation, Grant Brisbee
This may be my last post here at Baseball Nation for quite some time, possibly forever.
Here’s how the 28 AL MVP voters explained their choice between Miguel Cabrera and Mike Trout
Big League Stew, Kevin Kaduk
So 2012's great American League MVP debate is finally over and Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera is walking home with the hardware after being placed first on 22 of the 28 ballots.
Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera thought computers would keep AL MVP vote with Mike Trout close
MLive.com, Josh Slagter
So did we, Miguel. So did we.
Cabrera: Third base pushed me to work hard
Beck's Blog, Jason Beck
Third base was supposed to be Miguel Cabrera’s downfall in the AL MVP debate. It never got that close.
Miguel Cabrera wins MVP over Mike Trout
ESPN, David Schoenfield
Cabrera won on narrative? Oh OK.
Miguel Cabrera wins MVP; Everybody’s Happy, Sort Of
Walkoff Woodward, Grey Papke
I'm happy. That's all that really matters in my book.
You might assume, since this is a Tigers site, that I am going to be ranting about how Justin Verlander got robbed.
Spiderman is a Tiger.
Roar of the Tigers, Samara Pearlstein
I'd be happier if Batman were a Tiger, but this will do.