Hunter Pence Named Astros MVP

Is it good when the best player on your team isn’t actually on your team? Hunter Pence—who captured the hearts of of Phillies fans after being traded to the club in July—has been named the most valuable player of the Houston Astros. Houston’s chapter of the Baseball Writers Association of America vote for the winner and gave it to Pence who only played in 100 games for the Stros in 2011. [Crossing Broad]