This season's Most Valuable Oriole, center fielder
Jones became the
He finished just out of the top-five finalists, just seven points short of fifth-place finisher
"Pretty humbled," Jones tweeted Thursday night. "Now time to work even harder."
In one of the most hotly contested MVP races in years, Tigers third baseman and
The vote between Cabrera and Trout wasn't as close as expected, with Cabrera receiving 22 of 28 first-place votes. The Rangers'
The award, decided by AL market members of the Baseball Writers Association of America, was announced during a
Jones was named on 24 of the 28 ballots -- two voters from each of the 14 AL markets ranked their top 10 selections for the award. He received one third-place vote, two fourth-place votes, seven fifth-place votes and fifth sixth-place votes, four seventh-place votes, three eighth-place votes and two ninth-place votes. Just five of Jones' 10 top-five votes came from