Another award and in a rout. Miguel Cabrera on Thursday was named Sporting News Major League Baseball player of the year landing on 141 ballots — to 35 for second-place Chris Davis of the Orioles. Players voted for the Sporting News awards and for the second consecutive year chose Cabrera overwhelmingly. Mike Trout of the Angels received nine votes with Clayton Kershaw of the Dodgers and Andrew McCutchen of the Pirates tallying eight apiece. Cabrera 30 made a spirited run at a second consecutive Triple Crown. That bid faded in September as he dealt with a groin injury that greatly affected his play down the stretch and into the postseason. He still finished with 44 homers 137 runs batted in and a .348 average that earned him a third straight batting championship.