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 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.

Schoop entered Friday’s game leading the team in most offensive categories – runs (88), hits (174), doubles (33), RBIs (105), batting average (.295), on-base percentage (.340)...

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