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The dominance of Mike Trout means every other most valuable player candidate in the American League is a darkhorse.
For the fifth season in a row, the Los Angeles Angels centerfielder has top prop on the American League MVP odds as Trout is listed at -110 at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. The 28-year-old, who is already a three-time MVP (and four-time runner-up), is coming off a season where he hit a career-most 45 home runs in just 134 games while leading the league in both on-base and slugging percentage. That was enough for him to win the award in a close vote over Houston Astros third baseman Alex Bregman.
Trout’s honors have come despite the Angels failing to seriously contend. Los Angeles has some playoff buzz this season with the return of pitcher/DH Shohei Ohtani (+1800) and the signing of third baseman Anthony Rendon (+2600), but it’s hard to imagine how Trout wouldn’t come in for most of the credit if the Angels find team success.
The New York Yankees are well-represented on the AL MVP odds at betting sites with right fielder Aaron Judge (+900), middle infielder Gleyber Torres (+1400) and …
Author: baggedmilk / Blue Jays Nation