This is not a pro-Mike Trout or an anti-Miguel Cabrera piece. Both of them are fabulous players that deserve any accolades that come their way following the 2012 MLB season. Instead, this is a piece on why winning the Triple Crown shouldn’t automatically mean an MVP award for Cabrera.
For the sake of length and not boring you, I don’t go into the gory details. Here are the basics of my gripe against the “Triple Crown = MVP” arguments.