Bryce Harper, Not Frank Schwindel, is the NL MVP

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Bryce Harper, Not Frank Schwindel, is the NL MVP

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The headline is a joke, not only because obviously, but also because Bryce Harper *actually did* outhit Frank Schwindel in the NL this year. As in, comparing Harper’s full year to even just Schwindel’s crazy hot two weeks, and Harper was better: .309/.429/.615 (170 wRC+) for Harper, and .342/.389/.613 (163 wRC+) for Schwindel.

Clearly, Bryce Harper deserved this, at least relative to Frank:

As for the American League MVP, you already knew who was going to win, and yes it was unanimous:



Author: Brett Taylor

Brett Taylor is the Editor and Lead Cubs Writer at Bleacher Nation, and you can find him on Twitter at @BleacherNation and @Brett_A_Taylor.