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MLB: Dodgers Ace Clayton Kershaw and Angels Mike Trout Named NL/AL MVP’s

2014 MVP: Dodgers Cy Young Award winner Clayton Kershaw also wins NL MVP as Angels slugger Mike Trout wins his first AL MVP:

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Via AP:

NEW YORK (AP) — For once, Clayton Kershaw was glad to see a long shutout streak end.

Kershaw became the first pitcher to win the National League MVP award since Bob Gibson in 1968, coasting to an easy victory Thursday.

”A little bit of shock, honestly,” the Dodgers ace said on a conference call. ”I guess I never really anticipated to win that.”

A day after unanimously taking the NL Cy Young Award, Kershaw completed a Los Angeles sweep. A little earlier, Angels outfielder Mike Trout was a unanimous pick for the AL MVP. Read the rest of this entry