The Angels fell quick of postseason play, however star pitcher and designated hitter Shohei Ohtani continues to be racking up 2021 season accolades.
Ohtani was named the Associated Press Player of the Year on Thursday. He was additionally named MLB Player of the Year by the MLB Players Association and American League Outstanding Player, as chosen by his MLB friends.
Ohtani, 27, turned the first participant since Babe Ruth in additional than a century to report success as a pitcher and hitter. He hit .257 with 46 homers (third-most in MLB), recorded 100 RBIs, stole 26 bases offensively whereas recording a .965 OPS. From the mound, Ohtani went 9-2 and completed with a 3.18 ERA in 23 begins.
On Tuesday, Ohtani obtained the Commissioner’s Historic Achievement Award and was beforehand honored by Baseball Digest and Baseball America for particular person awards earlier this month.
Ohtani is a favourite to win the American League MVP Award, which might be introduced on Nov. 18.
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