Thursday, November 16, 2017

Internet Baseball Writers Name Altuve & Stanton MVPs

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The Internet Baseball Writers Association of America (IBWAA) this afternoon announced the winners in its Most Valuable Player category, with the Houston Astros’ Jose Altuve winning the group’s American League award, and Giancarlo Stanton, of the Miami Marlins, being selected in the National League. Altuve received 107 first-place votes (72.79%) and 1838 points while being named on 146 of 147 ballots (99.32%). Stanton received 58 first-place votes (40%) and 1492 points while being named on 144 of 145 (97.96%) ballots. Both FenwayNation Editor-In-Chief Ernie Paicopolos and International Editor Mark Lawrence are voting members of the IBWAA.