The Major League Baseball players voted in September for the best of the best. Andrew McCutchen was named National League Outstanding Player while Triple Crown winner Miguel Cabrera was voted the Player of the Year as well as the American League Outstanding Player by the Major League Baseball Players Association in their annual Players Choice Awards.
McCutchen was a finalist for the Player of the Year honor with Cabrera and LA Angels’ Mike Trout. In 2012, the Buccos center fielder had 194 hits, put up a .400 OBP along with a .953 OPS. Cutch blasted 31 bombs, hit 29 doubles and drove in 96 of his teammates. The Gold Glove winner also was charged with just one error.
The complete list of the winners is below:
Player of the Year: Miguel Cabrera, Detroit Tigers
AL Outstanding Player: Cabrera
NL Outstanding Player: Cutch, Pittsburgh Pirates
NL Outstanding Pitcher: R.A.Dickey, Mets
AL Outstanding Pitcher: David Price, Tampa Bay Rays
AL Outstanding Rookie: Trout, Angels
NL Outstanding Rookie: Todd Frazier
AL Comeback Player of Year: Adam Dunn, White Sox
NL Comeback Player of Year: Buster Posey, Giants
Topics: Pittsburgh Pirates