As we count down to Opening Day we would like to highlight some of the players and coaches we will be cheering on during the 2013 season. Be sure to check out our 2013 Media Guide for more tidbits about our players and coaches.
2012 NL MVP WINNER
- Was named the National League’s Most Valuable player after batting .336 (178-for-530) with 78 runs scored, 39 doubles, 24 home runs and 103 RBI while posting a .408 on-base pct., .549 slugging pct. and a .957 OPS.
- At 25 years old, was the youngest player to win an MVP award since Ryan Sandberg in 1984.
- Became the first player since Frank Robinson to win a league MVP award, batting title and World Series in the same season…Robinson accomplished the feat with the Orioles in 1966…five players registered that hat trick prior to Robinson: Dick Groat (1960 Pirates), Mickey Mantle (1956 Yankees), Willie…
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