Baseball-reference.com analyzes the National League MVP contenders today and support seems to be solidly in Joey Votto’s favor. Votto’s numbers lead the way in the “new” statistics (on base percentage, slugging percentage, OPS, and OPS+), but Albert Pujols leads the pack in the traditional MVP-type stats, home runs and runs batted in. The Reds finishing first should help Votto’s case.