If this is the 20th article you have read about the AL MVP race featuring Joe Mauer and Derek Jeter, you should do two things: 1) Stop reading this article. As much as I like people reading my articles, don't suffer through yet another analysis of this topic. Unless you want to read it, then, of course, I am not stopping you. 2) Vary your reading topics on b/r. Now that you made it all the way over here, let's get to the dirty work, shall we? Derek Jeter is having one of the best seasons of his career. The 35-year-old shortstop is batting .329 with 17 home runs, 64 RBI and 26 steals. His 102 runs in 2009 make it the 12th-straight season Jeter has compiled 100 or more runs, which is quite a feat—even if you ask a Red Sox fan. Joe Mauer is also having one of the best seasons of his car ...
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