clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Aaron Hill, Miguel Montero get MVP votes

Aaron Hill and Miguel Montero turn career years into MVP votes.

Jeff Golden

San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey was named National League MVP Thursday, taking 27 of the 32 available 1st place votes. If you look a little bit farther down the list, you'll see two members of the Arizona Diamondbacks, Aaron Hill and Miguel Montero.

Hill received a seventh place vote and two 10th place votes while Montero received one 10th place vote. Hill had a breakout year in his first full season with the Diamondbacks, hitting .302 with 26 home runs and 85 RBI. Montero averaged .286 and had a career high in RBI and walks. He also had a career high caught stealing percentage, finishing third in the NL.

Last year's winner, Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun, finished in second place, finishing with the highest OPS in the league. He hit .319/.391/.595 with a league-leading 41 home runs.

Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen didn't pick up a first-place vote, but he was the third-place finisher.