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Who Will Win The 2020 American League MVP Award? 

Aaron Hager
Updated February 10, 2020 · 3:31pm PST 897 votes 47 voters 47 items

While everyone in baseball wants to win a World Series, the best players in the league will all be competing for the 2020 MVP award. In the American League, that means young stars like Gleyber Torres and Vladimir Guerrero Jr., as well as established veterans such as D.J. LeMahieu and Matt Chapman.

Former AL MVP winners like Jose Altuve, Josh Donaldson, and three-time winner Mike Trout will all be a major part of the American League 2020 MVP race, as well as newcomer to the AL Anthony Rendon, who previously was a finalist for the MVP award while in the National League.

So check out this list of some of the best players in the American League, and vote up the stars you think have the best odds of being named the AL's most valuable player of 2020.

1
Mike Trout is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 American League MVP Award?
Center Fielder

Teams: Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

Last season's stats: 8.3 WAR, 137 hits, 45 HR, .291 BA, 104 RBI

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2
Francisco Lindor is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 American League MVP Award?
Shortstop

Teams: Cleveland Indians

Last season's stats: 4.7 WAR, 170 hits, 32 HR, .284 BA, 74 RBI

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3
Aaron Judge is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 American League MVP Award?
Aaron Judge Right fielder

Teams: New York Yankees

Last season's stats: 5.4 WAR, 103 hits, 27 HR, .272 BA, 55 RBI

4
José Ramír... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 American League MVP Award?
Third Baseman, Second Baseman, Shortstop

Teams: Cleveland Indians

Last season's stats: 3.3 WAR, 123 hits, 23 HR, .255 BA, 83 RBI

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5
J. D. Martinez is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 American League MVP Award?
J. D. Martinez Designated hitter, outfielder

Teams: Boston Red Sox

Last season's stats: 3.3 WAR, 175 hits, 36 HR, .304 BA, 105 RBI

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6
Alex Bregman is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 American League MVP Award?
Alex Bregman Third baseman, shortstop

Teams: Houston Astros

Last season's stats: 8.4 WAR, 164 hits, 41 HR, .296 BA, 112 RBI

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7
Giancarlo Stanton is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 American League MVP Award?
Outfielder, Designated hitter

Teams: New York Yankees

Last season's stats: 0.4 WAR, 17 hits, 3 HR, .288 BA, 13 RBI

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8
Anthony Rendon is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 American League MVP Award?
Third baseman

Teams: Los Angeles Angels

Last season's stats: 6.3 WAR, 174 hits, 34 HR, .319 BA, 126 RBI

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9
Yordan Alvarez is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 American League MVP Award?
Yordan Alvarez DH, Leftfielder

Last season's stats: 3.7 WAR, 98 hits, 27 HR, .313 BA, 78 RBI

10
José Altuve is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 American League MVP Award?
Second baseman

Teams: Houston Astors

Last season's stats: 3.7 WAR, 149 hits, 31 HR, .298 BA, 74 RBI

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11
Gleyber Torres is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 American League MVP Award?
Second baseman, shortstop

Teams: New York Yankees

Last season's stats: 3.9 WAR, 152 hits, 38 HR, .278 BA, 90 RBI

12
Austin Meadows is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 American League MVP Award?
Austin Meadows Outfielder

Teams: Tampa Bay Rays

Last season's stats: 3.8 WAR, 154 hits, 33 HR, .291 BA, 89 RBI

13
Adalberto Mondesi is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 American League MVP Award?
Shortstop

Teams: Kansas City Royals

Last season's stats: 2.6 WAR, 109 hits, 9 HR, .263 BA, 62 RBI

14
Xander Bogaerts is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 American League MVP Award?
Xander Bogaerts Shortstop

Teams: Boston Red Sox

Last season's stats: 5.2 WAR, 190 hits, 33 HR, .309 BA, 117 RBI

15
D. J. LeMahieu is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 American League MVP Award?
Infielder

Teams: New York Yankees

Last season's stats: 6.0WAR, 197 hits, 26 HR, .327 BA, 102 RBI

16
Nelson Cruz is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 American League MVP Award?
Right fielder / Designated hitter

Teams: Minnesota Twins

Last season's stats: 4.3 WAR, 141 hits, 41 HR, .311 BA, 108 RBI

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17
Eloy Jimenez is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 American League MVP Award?
Outfielder

Teams: Chicago White Sox

Last season's stats: 1.4 WAR, 125 hits, 31 HR, .267 BA, 79 RBI

18
Gary Sánchez is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 American League MVP Award?
Catcher

Teams: New York Yankees

Last season's stats: 3.1 WAR, 92 hits, 34 HR, .232 BA, 77 RBI

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19
José Abreu is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 American League MVP Award?
First baseman, designated hitter

Teams: Chicago White Sox

Last season's stats: 2.4 WAR, 180 hits, 33 HR, .284 BA, 123 RBI

20
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 American League MVP Award?
Third base

Teams: Toronto Blue Jays

Last season's stats: 2.1 WAR, 126 hits, 15 HR, .272 BA, 69 RBI

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21
George Springer is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 American League MVP Award?
Outfielder

Teams: Houston Astros

Last season's stats: 6.2 WAR, 140 hits, 39 HR, .292 BA, 96 RBI

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22
Yoan Moncada is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 American League MVP Award?
Yoan Moncada Second Baseman, Third Baseman

Teams: Chicago White Sox

Last season's stats: 4.6 WAR, 161 hits, 25 HR, .315 BA, 79 RBI

23
Whit Merrifield is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 American League MVP Award?
Second baseman, Outfielder

Teams: Kansas City Royals

Last season's stats: 4.0 WAR, 206 hits, 16 HR, .302 BA, 74 RBI

24
Eddie Rosario is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 American League MVP Award?
Leftfielder

Teams: Minnesota Twins

Last season's stats: 1.6 WAR, 155 hits, 32 HR, .276 BA, 109 RBI

25
Rafael Devers is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 American League MVP Award?
Rafael Devers Third Baseman

Teams: Boston Red Sox

Last season's stats: 5.3 WAR, 201 hits, 32 HR, .311 BA, 115 RBI