Three early MVP and Cy Young candidates who are worth the most bang for your buck

Baseball Let's not kid ourselves; the season is young. Very young. A lot of what we are seeing right now may not stick in the long-term, especially because we still have close to five months of baseball left to play in the regular season.Even last season, Christian Yelich was on the periphery of the MVP race in the first half before exploding in the final months to run away with the award. Jake Arrieta posted a 2.66 ERA and 0.99 WHIP in the first half of 2015 and then had one of the best second halves of all-time (0.75 ERA, 0.73 WHIP) en route to a Cy Young. While it certainly helps, early season output isn't always indicative of who will come away with awards. It's common for people to bet on certain players to win awards when odds are released. But now that we have a roughly 35-game sample size to go off, it's worth revisiting who it makes sense to take a closer look at. Here are three players in the MVP and Cy Young race worth the investment at this time. MORE: Watch 'ChangeUp,' a new live whiparound show on DAZN (Odds and stats as of May 5. All odds via PointsBet)AL MVPMike Trout (+105)It's not the sexy pick, but Trout could very easily be the right pick. He has the best odds to win, which makes sense when you consider he is the best player in . He's also the most likely player to continue his early season production throughout the rest of his campaign. The 2019 numbers are gaudy. He has only homered twice[......]

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