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Buster Posey, Giants

Photograph By Mark Goldman/Icon SMI

Arbitration-eligible in 2013

The 2012 NL Most Valuable Player award -- which came on the strength of a .336 batting average, 24 home runs and 103 RBI last season -- doesn't hurt. But what really solidifies Buster Posey's place as the face of the Giants is the fact that he has led San Francisco to World Series titles in two of the last three years. And who's to say he couldn't have made it 3-for-3 if an injury hadn't limited him to 45 games in 2011?