Rank 'Em: AL First Half MVP
Created: July 7, 2009, 9:19 AM
Where does Justin Morneau rank?
The All-Star Game in St. Louis is right around the corner, and teams have already made the turn for home in baseball's 162-game marathon. With half the season in the books, who are the top contenders for the mythical title of midseason MVP?
Albert Pujols seems to have command of the race in the National League at the midway point, but the race in the American League is wide open. Do Ichiro and Russell Branyan get credit for the Mariners' surprising success? Is Mark Teixeira the man for the Yankees?
Rank some of the top contenders for first-half honors.