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"Anthony Rizzo NL MVP +1200 (L)
Christian Yelich NL MVP +20000 (W)
"I mean, you can go a whole writing career and never give out a recommendation this good. I’d have voted for Jacob de Grom, myself, but Yelich got the hardware."