It's still too early to try to project who the league MVP is beyond who is standing out at this very moment. But let's try a little experiment: As we do these rankings each week, we'll keep a running points total—a simple 5-4-3-2-1 system—crediting a player each time he appears here. That way, we can see not only who is leading at any particular moment, but risers and fallers throughout the season.
Derek Jeter hit his 10th home run of the season over the weekend. But more importantly, it was the 250th home run of his career. That makes Jeter just the tenth player to ever hit 250 home runs with the New York Yankees. That's pret... Read Post
Derek Jeter has stepped into a pinstriped time machine and killed expectations as a 37-year-old so far in 2012. Jeter is an early AL MVP candidate and batting like he's playing for Murderers' Row. The captain has had staggering numb... Read Post