Andrew McCutchen is a finalist for the NL MVP award. (Photo Credit: David Hague)

Andrew McCutchen and Clint Hurdle have both been named finalists for the Baseball Writers Association of America awards, which are the official MLB awards as voted by baseball writers.

Hurdle was a finalist for the NL Manager of the year. The award will be announced on November 12th. Fredi Gonzalez of the Braves and Don Mattingly of the Dodgers were also NL finalists. Hurdle won the Sporting News NL Manager of the Year award a few weeks ago.

McCutchen was a finalist for the MVP award, which will be announced on November 14th. The other candidates are Yadier Molina of the Cardinals, and Paul Goldschmidt of the Diamondbacks....

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