The Rockies designating Axford for assignment was one of the more surprising moves Friday night.
As with Harper and Vin Scully, right-hander Jake Arrieta led winners with two GIBBY trophies.
Now that all of baseball's major awards have been handed out, it's time to take a look at who we think would win if MLB handed out overall awards, regardless of league.
Nationals slugger Bryce Harper was unanimously named NL MVP Thursday night. During a television interview a few hours later, he mispronounced "meme."
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Bryce Harper had a brilliant season in 2015, and he deserves to be NL MVP. That the Nationals didn't make the postseason shouldn't matter.
Harper earned the trophy after putting together an historically great season in 2015. He was a unanimous choice.
Want to know how the vote when down in the AL and NL MVP? Here are the individual ballots and vote tallies.
From MVP and the major individual awards to the Heart and Hustle Award and Defensive Bible awards, here's a list of all the individual awards handed out in MLB in 2015.
Harper led the NL with 9.9 wins above replacement, the highest amount for any NL hitter in 11 years, and the highest for any NL hitter not named Barry Bonds in 40 years.

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