Twins catcher Joe Mauer wins the AL MVP in a near unanimous vote, taking 27 of 28 first place votes. Mauer put up career highs in average, hits, home runs, on-base percentage, OPS, and walks, his best season in his six year career.
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Mauer is set to become a free agent after the 2010 season, and is looking for MVP dollars. Still, Minnesota is expected to make a serious push to keep the 26-year old All-Star.