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Freddie Freeman finishes 6th in MVP voting

Cubs third baseman takes home the honor

Atlanta Braves v Washington Nationals Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images

Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman finished in sixth place in 2016 National League MVP voting, announced on Thursday by the Baseball Writers Association of America.

Freeman received one second-place vote, one fourth-place vote, two fifth-place votes, 12 sixth-place votes, six seventh-place votes, four eighth-place votes, two nine-place votes and one tenth place vote for a total of 129 points.

Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant finished first in the voting capturing 29 of 30 first place votes. Nationals second baseman Daniel Murphy finished second while Dodgers rookie shortstop Corey Seager was third.

Freeman had a stellar season in Atlanta posting a .302/.400/.569 line in 158 games. He slugged a career-best 34 home runs and led the team in runs scored with 102. Freeman tied a career-high with 43 doubles and set a career mark in triples with six. Per FanGraphs, Freeman was worth 6.1 Wins Above Replacement which was also a career-best.

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