Six MLB dark horse MVP candidates

The Comeback
Six MLB dark horse MVP candidates
Six MLB dark horse MVP candidates

The winner of the MVP award in each league doesn't come out of nowhere every season. But every year, there is at least one guy that finishes way higher than expected, and raises some eyebrows in the process. Last year in the AL, Alex Bregman and Matt Chapman each finished in the top ten, despite never receiving even one MVP vote during either of their brief MLB careers. In the NL, Christian Yelich won the award with one 19th place finish to his credit, and Javier Baez was the runner-up, the only time he's ever gotten MVP votes in the majors. Who could be this year's version of Baez, Bregman, Chapman, or Yelich? Here are six candidates, three from either league. Mitch Haniger, Mariners. Haniger

Scroll to continue with content
Ad

What to Read Next