Cano finishes fifth in AL MVP race

November, 14, 2013
11/14/13
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NEW YORK -- Robinson Cano finished fifth in the voting for the American League's Most Valuable Player Award, which was won for the second straight season by Miguel Cabrera of the Detroit Tigers.

Cano finished with 150 points -- Cabrera had 385 -- and received no first- or second-place votes and only one third-place vote. Still, it was the third top-five finish for Cano in the past four seasons -- he ran third to winner Josh Hamilton and runner-up Cabrera in 2010. It's one more item on the résumé he will present to prospective buyers as he hits the free-agent market this winter. Cano batted .314 with 27 home runs and 107 RBIs for the Yankees in 2013.

Here are the top 10 finishers in MVP voting (14-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 scoring system):

player, club, points

1. Miguel Cabrera, Tigers, 385 points

2. Mike Trout, Angels, 282 points

3. Chris Davis, Orioles, 232 points

4. Josh Donaldson, Athletics, 222 points

5. Robinson Cano, Yankees, 150 points

6. Evan Longoria, Rays, 103 points

7. Dustin Pedroia, Red Sox, 99 points

8. Adrian Beltre, Rangers, 99 points

9. Manny Machado, Orioles, 57 points

10. David Ortiz, Red Sox, 47 points
Wallace Matthews has covered New York sports since 1983 as a reporter, columnist, radio host and TV commentator. He covers the Yankees for ESPNNewYork.com after working for Newsday, the New York Post, the New York Sun and ESPN New York 98.7 FM.
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