2B - Daniel Murphy, Washington Nationals

Season Stats: .341/.395/.575 (148 OPS+), 14 HR, 60 RBI, 1.7 WAR

It's tough to argue with the voters here, even if Murphy's defense (-12 DRS, which holds the above WAR down, and -5 UZR) is rather unsightly. The Murph has been carrying on at roughly this clip (.344/.392/.588/153 OPS+) since leaving the Mets for the Nationals in December 2015. He’s particularly terrorized his former team, batting .405/.451/.711 with eight homers and 34 RBI in 31 games since departing, helping to give the Nationals a 21–10 record (including 9–3 this year) against their division rivals.

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