People In Sports Who Will Win the 2018 NL MVP Award?  

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List Rules Whether they lead in homers or were the ultimate defensive players this year, who do you think will be named the NL MVP in 2018?

As the 2018 MLB season makes its way through the second half, it's time to start making your NL MVP predictions. Each season, baseball's top players prove themselves likely candidates for the prestigious award, whether that be league veterans or even rookies. No matter their time in the league, however, MVP contenders must contribute both offensively and defensively, knocking in runs and making plays on the field. Of all the potential players, who will win the NL MVP Award for the 2018 season?

While there are certainly some familiar faces in the National League MVP race this season, Freddie Freeman has proved himself a likely candidate, as well as one of the best first basemen in the MLB. Other potential NL MVPs include the 2018 Home Run Derby champ Bryce Harper, young star Ozzie Albies, and the versatile Javier Báez, among other top hitters and defensive players. In short, it's going to be an interesting finish to the season, but who do you think posted the numbers to take the NL MVP Award in 2018?

Check out the list of 2018 NL MVP contenders below and cast your votes for the players you think will take it home this season. While you're at it, make your picks for the 2018 American League MVP

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Freddie Freeman is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NL MVP Award?
Freddie Freeman Atlanta Braves

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Paul Goldschmidt is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NL MVP Award?
Paul Goldschmidt Arizona Diamondbacks

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Javier Báez is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NL MVP Award?
Javier Báez Chicago Cubs

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Bryce Harper is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NL MVP Award?
Bryce Harper Washington Nationals

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Ozzie Albies is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NL MVP Award?
Ozzie Albies Atlanta Braves

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Charlie Blackmon is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NL MVP Award?
Charlie Blackmon Colorado Rockies

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Nolan Arenado is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NL MVP Award?
Nolan Arenado Colorado Rockies

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Nick Markakis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NL MVP Award?
Nick Markakis Atlanta Braves

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Brandon Belt is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NL MVP Award?
Brandon Belt San Francisco Giants

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Scooter Gennett is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NL MVP Award?
Scooter Gennett Cincinatti Reds

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Kris Bryant is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NL MVP Award?
Kris Bryant Chicago Cubs

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Anthony Rizzo is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NL MVP Award?
Anthony Rizzo Chicago Cubs

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Corey Dickerson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NL MVP Award?
Corey Dickerson Pittsburgh Pirates

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Starlin Castro is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NL MVP Award?
Starlin Castro Miami Marlins

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Eugenio Suarez is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NL MVP Award?
Eugenio Suárez Cincinatti Reds

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J.T. Realmuto is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NL MVP Award?
J.T. Realmuto Miami Marlins

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Lorenzo Cain is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NL MVP Award?
Lorenzo Cain Milwaukee Brewers

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Trevor Story is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NL MVP Award?
Trevor Story Colorado Rockies

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Joey Votto is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NL MVP Award?
Joey Votto Cincinnati Reds

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Christian Yelich is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NL MVP Award?
Christian Yelich Milwaukee Brewers

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Carlos González is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NL MVP Award?
Carlos González Colorado Rockies

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Brian Anderson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NL MVP Award?
Brian Anderson Miami Marlins

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David Peralta is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NL MVP Award?
David Peralta Arizona Diamondbacks

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Ben Zobrist is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NL MVP Award?
Ben Zobrist Chicago Cubs

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Matt Kemp is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NL MVP Award?
Matt Kemp Los Angeles Dodgers

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Albert Almora is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NL MVP Award?
Albert Almora Jr. Chicago Cubs

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Buster Posey is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NL MVP Award?
Buster Posey San Francisco Giants

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Jose Martinez is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NL MVP Award?
José Martínez St. Louis Cardinals

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Anthony Rendon is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NL MVP Award?
Anthony Rendon Washington Nationals