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SPORTS BLOGS: AL MVP

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The winner of the Sportsblogs AL MVP was Alex Rodriguez, who was listed first in every ballot. Here is how the point totals went.

Alex Rodriguez, 266 points
Magglio Ordonez, 160 points
David Ortiz, 129 points
Jorge Posada, 99 points
Vlad Guerrero, 99 points
Carlos Pena, 82 points
Ichiro Suzuki, 77 points
Curtis Granderson, 67 points
Victor Martinez, 58 points
Grady Sizemore, 29 points

Others receiving votes: Mike Lowell, Derek Jeter, Placido Polanco, C.C. Sabathia, Jim Thome, Josh Beckett, Carl Crawford, J.J. Putz, Brian Roberts, Nick Markakis, John Lackey, Chone Figgins.

My personal ballot went A-Rod, Ortiz, Ordonez, Posada, Pena, Guerrero, Granderson, Lowell, Martinez, Markakis.

Looking at it now I would rank Ordonez and Posada ahead of Ortiz.

Question for the House: Alex Rodriguez is the best player in baseball. How much would you pay to have him on your team?