Alex Rodriguez is now a three time American League MVP.
The New York Yankees third baseman was named first on 26 of 28
ballots cast by the Baseball Writers' Association of American, easily outdistancing Detroit Tigers slugger Magglio Ordonez.
A-Rod hit .314 and led the majors with 54 homers and 156 RBIs, before once again flopping in the postseason.
Rodriguez won his first MVP in 2003, after his last season with the Texas Rangers. He also won the award while with the Yankees in