It’s time for the NL MVP watch, version 3.0. The top two spots in the “what if the voting happened today” scenario are pretty clear-cut, but after that, there are at least a dozen players worthy of mention.

So even though standouts like Carlos Gomez, Clayton Kershaw, Dee Gordon, Anthony Rendon, Freddie Freeman and Johnny Cueto didn’t make the list this time around, don’t be surprised to see them back in the mix next month and factoring into the actual voting at the end of the season.

Before we dive in, here’s a look at last month’s NL rankings …

1. Troy Tulowitzki, Rockies
2. Giancarlo Stanton, Marlins
3. Yasiel Puig, Dodgers