There was a lot of debate leading up to this season’s American League MVP voting. Justin Verlander put together a historic season, but there’s still those who feel like everyday players, such as Jacoby Ellsbury, are “more valuable.”
Verlander, of course, took home award, which The Boston Globe’s Nick Cafardo has no problem with. Not only do pitchers like Verlander help your team win every five days, but they have a huge impact on days they don’t pitch, as well.
To hear more from Cafardo on the MVP voting and what David Ortiz‘s future holds, check out the video above.