The A’s have an MVP candidate for the time since Miguel Tejada’s nomination and win in 2002. But, unfortunately, Marcus Semien is sandwiched between two generational talents in two-time MVP Mike Trout and Astros star Alex Bregman.
But, does Semien have a chance at a sneaky win? Here’s a look at some key statistics to explore how each of the trio might win — or not win — the MVP.
OAKLAND A’S MARCUS SEMIEN
Why he could win: The MVP odds are low for Semien, given the other two finalists.