How tight is the American League MVP race right now? Almost as close as the home runs hit by Chris Davis and Miguel Cabrera on Monday night in Detroit.

The 2012 Triple Crown winner and defending Most Valuable Player belted a 420 foot shoot to right centerfield in the bottom of the first. An inning later, the Major League home run leader hit one 425 feet in the exact same location.

ESPN Stats and Information tweeted the picture below, which highlights just how close these two homers were hit.

Chris  Davis and Miguel  Cabrera hit very similar homers

It’s crazy how closely these two are mirroring each other right now.

For the record, Cabrera was my MVP choice over Mike Trout last season and he’s my top candidate for the award through the first 71+ games this season. Davis is right on his heels, but I can’t argue against Cabrera’s league-leading .358 batting average, .451 on base percentage and 71 RBI.