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Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Cool nugget passed along by the Angels: Throughout history, only two players have finished within the top three in MVP voting seven times in their first nine seasons — Mike Trout and Albert Pujols.

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Mike Trout has won his third AL MVP, this time with four more first-place votes than Alex Bregman. The 2019 season marked the 6th time in 8 years that Trout had at least a share of the major league lead in FanGraphs WAR. Only Barry Bonds has won more MVPs.

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Cody Bellinger won the NL MVP, taking 19 of 30 first-place votes. Christian Yelich had a slightly better offensive season, but Bellinger was close enough and was also elite defensively. He's the first Dodgers position player to win MVP since Kirk Gibson in 1988.

Tristan H. Cockcroft ESPN Senior Writer 

Atlanta is a good landing spot for Will Smith, fantasy-wise, as a lefty who can neutralize the left-handed leanings of SunTrust Park. That contract assures he'll close, strengthening his top-five-reliever case. Ultimately, I think he'll settle at RP6 in my rankings.