My 2011 MLB award ballots 

September, 27, 2011
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I've listed my hypothetical ballots, along with some explanations of the rankings and my philosophy on each award, for the five major postseason awards for which I don't have an official vote. I do have an official ballot for the NL Cy Young Award, so I won't discuss that one until the award itself is announced in November. Those same names would appear on my NL MVP ballot if I had one, so I'll only discuss the position players for that award rather than implicitly give you my NL Cy rankings, with the qualifier that I'd have the same MVP choice even with the pitchers included.

NL MVP

Keith Law

ESPN Senior Writer

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