Baseball season just ended, but the honors coming Chris Davis' way after his record-breaking season may not be.
Major League Baseball announced three finalists for the American League's Most Valuable Player award Tuesday night and the O's first baseman was named an official contender with the Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera and the Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout.
Conventional wisdom says Carbrera is the favorite at this point after winning the Players' Choice Award for AL Outstanding Player and overall Player of the Year awards Monday.
The defending AL MVP, Cabrera put together another monster season, almost identical to last year when he earned the American League's Triple Crown, leading the league in homers, RBIs, and batting average. This season he hit 44 home runs, knocked in 137 runs, and batted .348.
Of course, Davis delivered even bigger power numbers, rocking an O's record 53 home runs, driving in 138 runs—both AL season highs—while batting .286.
Cabrera led his...