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Detroit's Cabrera wins AL MVP again

(SportsNetwork.com) - Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera has captured his second straight American League Most Valuable Player award.

Cabrera beat Angels outfielder Mike Trout for the second year in a row and Baltimore Orioles first baseman Chris Davis finished third.

It was the third AL MVP in a row to go to a Tigers player. Cabrera got his first last year after winning the Triple Crown and pitcher Justin Verlander won in 2011.

Cabrera received 23 first-place votes, Trout had five and Davis and Oakland Athletics third baseman Josh Donaldson both received one.

The announcement for National League MVP is coming up.