Major League Baseball All-Star Game

Second baseman Jonathan Schoop is this year's Most Valuable Oriole

Second baseman Jonathan Schoop is this year's Most Valuable Oriole

Jonathan Schoop’s breakout season – which included his first trip to the All-Star Game and setting new career highs in all run-production categories – will end with the 25-year-old second baseman winning this year’s Louis M. Hatter Most Valuable Oriole Award.

The award is selected by a vote of local media, who select their top three choices for the award with the winner tabulated on a 5-3-1 point system. Schoop will be presented the MVO award during an on-field ceremony before Sunday’s home season finale.

“Every day you get an award is something special. It's nice, you know?” Schoop said. “I just want to get better and I don't take this award for granted. I...

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