Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson is the American League’s Most Valuable Player. He was one of three finalists as selected by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America.
Donaldson beat out Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim outfielder Mike Trout and Kansas City Royals outfielder Lorenzo Cain.
Donaldson hit .297 with 41 home runs this year. He also led the American League with 123 runs driven in and 122 runs scored.
Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera finished 11th in the voting, and J.D. Martinez finished in 15th.
Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper is the National League’s Most Valuable Player.
He was one of three finalists as selected by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America.
Harper unanimously won out over Arizona Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt and Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto.
The 23-year-old Harper hit .330 with a league-leading 42 home runs and also led the NL in on-base and slugging percentage.
By: Mike Plourde – for Great Lakes Radio Sports