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Then Prince Fielder would hit another home run.
And Jimmy Rollins would get three more hits. Then steal two more bases.
And David Wright would score a run, then another.
And Matt Holliday would not miss a fastball.
With only a long weekend left in the regular season, the men vying for National League MVP are bunched closer than Willie Randolph's trips to the mound, though perhaps lacking the waves of nausea.
They also represent a trend that's been coming in the National League since Barry Bonds' run of four consecutive MVPs ended after 2004. Albert Pujols and Ryan Howard grew up and stepped in and, other than Jones, what we have now are a dozen or so players on the right side of their primes, on contenders and making themRead More »from Best of the best