Rangers Hamilton Finishes 7th in MVP Voting

Pedroia wins AL MVP

Texas Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton finished 7th in the voting for American League Most Valuable Player.

Hamilton received 2 third place votes and 112 overall.


Hamilton hit .304 with 98 runs scored, 32 home runs and a league-leading 130 RBIs for the Rangers.

He was selected to the AL All-Star team in his second season in the Major Leagues and was voted into the starting lineup.

Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Predoia won the award.

Here is the breakdown of the 2008 AL MVP Award Voting:

Dustin Pedroia, Red Sox

Justin Morneau, Twins

Kevin Youkilis, Red Sox

Joe Mauer, Twins

Carlos Quentin, White Sox

Francisco Rodriguez, Angels

Josh Hamilton, Rangers

Alex Rodriguez, Yankees

Carlos Pena, Rays

Grady Sizemore, Indians

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