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The MVP award went to Josh Hamilton, and there appears to be some disagreement over whether or not that was deserved. I certainly think it's up for debate, so here's your place to vote and debate.

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Here are the guys I think have the main arguments in slash stat form, along with Win Probability Added.

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Elvis Andrus: .333/.379/.407, .107 WPA

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With a hit in every World Series game, Andrus would at least tie the record for longest hitting streak to begin a post season career. He also had some very nifty glove work and four stolen bases (never caught) to help screw with the Yankees on the basepaths.

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Nelson Cruz: .350/.435/.800, -.096 WPA

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Cruz also has a shot at starting his career with a record hit streak like Elvis.

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Josh Hamilton: .350/.536/1.000, .172 WPA

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Hamilton tied an LCS record with four home runs despite the Yankees complete resistance to pitching to him.

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Colby Lewis: 13.2 IP, 13/6 K/BB, 1.98 ERA, .421 WPA

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Lewis had one solid start and one great start, the latter coming in the clinching game.

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Bengie Molina: .313/.353/.563, .454 WPA

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Molina only played five games, but he gave the Rangers a lot of offense from a position of great value. He also delivered maybe the biggest hit in the history of the franchise.

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What say you?

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