Over on the Orioles Insider blog, my colleague Dan Connolly said he was torn between
In his third season in Baltimore, one in which he earned a trip to the All-Star Game, Wieters is batting .263 and has set career highs in home runs (20) and runs batted in (63). More importantly, he has established himself as one of the best defensive catchers in baseball and will garner consideration for the Gold Glove.
Each of those players deserves recognition for their production and their effort, even though the Orioles trail the first-place
But since a few of you feel that the Orioles shouldn't hand out MVP hardware after another disappointing summer, I'll give you a chance to tee off: Who has been the team's least valuable player in 2011?
I would prefer to use the term "most disappointing player," but you can define this however you like.
If we’re talking most disappointing, for me, it’s easily
If we’re talking least valuable, I’d go with
As always, give me your take on this in the comments section. And feel free to leave your pick for Orioles MVP, too.