Pujols Wins MVP, Wright and Delgado In Top Ten

An article by posted on November 17, 2008

mlb_u_pujols_203.jpegAlbert Pujols has won the 2008 National League MVP Award.

Pujols hit .357 with 37 home runs and 116 RBIs while playing with a sore right elbow. He was rewarded despite the Cardinals’ fourth-place finish in the NL Central.

Pujols won by a comfortable margin over Philadelphia first baseman Ryan Howard. Milwaukee outfielder Ryan Braun was third and Los Angeles outfielder Manny Ramirez came in fourth place despit playing only two months with the Dodgers.

David Wright finished seventh and Carlos Delgado placed ninth.

NL MVP Top 10 Award Voting

Player1st2nd3rdTotal
Albert Pujols, St. Louis18102369
Ryan Howard, Philadelphia1286308
Ryan Braun, Milwaukee-23139
Manny Ramirez, Los Angeles-24138
Lance Berkman, Houston-24126
CC Sabathia, Milwaukee-45121
David Wright, New York-21115
Brad Lidge, Philadelphia2-2104
Carlos Delgado, New York--596
Aramis Ramirez, Chicago---66

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