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Reds Joey Votto named National League MVP for 2010; Phillies Halladay, Werth, Howard, and Ruiz (?!) Make Appearances Down Ballot

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Joey Votto, the Cincinnati Reds' slugging first baseman, claimed the National League's Most Valuable Player award for 2010.  Congratulations to Joey on this well-deserved honor.  Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols finished second, followed by Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez.

Of note for the Phillies, starting pitcher and NL Cy Young Award winner Roy Halladay placed sixth, garnering one second place vote and three third place, Jayson Werth finished eighth, Ryan Howard clocked in at 10th place, with a second, third, and fourth place vote.  And Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz made his first MVP ballot appearance, finishing 17th overall with one fifth, one sixth, and one tenth place vote.

 

1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th Points
Joey Votto, Cincinnati 31 1 443
Albert Pujols, St. Louis 1 21 8 1 1 279
Carlos Gonzalez, Colorado 7 13 5 4 2 1 240
Adrian Gonzalez, San Diego 1 3 15 8 2 1 197
Troy Tulowitzki, Colorado 2 1 7 8 4 3 2 132
Roy Halladay, Philadelphia 1 3 4 3 5 2 5 3 130
Aubrey Huff, San Francisco 3 2 2 3 1 4 4 70
Jayson Werth, Philadelphia 3 3 1 3 2 2 52
Martin Prado, Atlanta 1 1 4 4 5 2 51
Ryan Howard, Philadelphia 1 1 1 2 2 1 50
Buster Posey, San Francisco 1 1 1 1 2 4 1 40
Matt Holliday, St. Louis 1 4 1 4 32
Brian Wilson, San Francisco 1 2 2 1 2 28
Scott Rolen, Cincinnati 1 1 3 3 2 26
Ryan Braun, Milwaukee 1 2 1 1 1 19
Ryan Zimmerman, Washington 2 1 2 3 18
Carlos Ruiz, Philadelphia 1 1 1 12
Dan Uggla, Florida 1 1 1 2 12
Adam Wainwright, St. Louis 1 2 1 12
Jason Heyward, Atlanta 2 1 1 11
Brian McCann, Atlanta 1 1 1 9
Adam Dunn, Washington 1 1 3 9
Ubaldo Jimenez, Colorado 1 7
David Wright, New York 1 3
Corey Hart, Milwaukee 1 2
Josh Johnson, Florida 1 2
Heath Bell, San Diego 2 2