Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the National League’s mid-season team MVPs.
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Pittsburgh Pirates star Andrew McCutchen has been named the Most Valuable Player in the National League.
Andrew McCutchen might be the best player on the Pittsburgh Pirates, but he’s not their chief recruiter.
Chris Johnson homered in the eighth and ninth innings Tuesday night, giving him five in eight games since being acquired in a trade, to rally the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 10-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates. Johnson’s homer in the eighth carried far over the fence in center field and capped a four-run rally against Jason Grilli (1-4) that put Arizona ahead 7-4. Pittsburgh had just taken a 4-3 lead with two runs in the seventh.
Erik Bedard allowed two hits over seven innings, and the Pittsburgh Pirates opened a season-long 11-game homestand with a 4-0 win over Arizona.