Letter to readers about the new California section

AL MVP: Adrian Beltre

Gold Glove AwardsCal Ripken, Jr.MLB Most Valuable Player Award
Cal Ripken Jr. says Beltre is the best defensive third baseman he's ever seen -- and Beltre's offensive numbers aren't too shabby, either. This season, he batted .321 with 36 homers, 102 RBIs and 95 runs to go along with his fourth career Gold Glove. Ron Jenkins, MCT