The Baseball Writers Association of America and Major League Baseball declared the 2021 Most Valuable Player Award beneficiaries on Thursday night. Los Angeles Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani brought home the distinctions in the American League, pushing to the side a couple of Toronto Blue Jays, in first baseman Vladimir Guerrero Jr. Furthermore, second baseman Marcus Semien. (Semien is in fact now a free specialist.)
Ohtani, 27 years of age, was broadly viewed as the most loved entering the night on account of the memorable double nature of his presentation. He hit .257/.372/.592 (158 OPS+) with 46 homers and 26 taken bases (on 36 endeavors) in 155 games as a hitter. Also, he began 23 challenges as a pitcher, assembling a 3.18 ERA (141 ERA+) and a 3.55 strikeout-to-walk proportion. Baseball Reference assesses that Ohtani was worth 4.9 Wins Above Replacement as a hitter and another 4.1 as a pitcher, or around 9 successes absolute.일본야동
Ohtani is the primary individual from the Angels to win a MVP Award since – who else? – Mike Trout did it in 2019. (Trout likewise won the honor in 2016 and 2014.) The main different Angels to win the MVP Award were Vladimir Guerrero in 2004 and Don Baylor in 1979.
Guerrero and Semien each had seasons deserving of acknowledgment. Guerrero hit .311/.401/.601 (169 OPS+) with 48 homers and 6.8 Wins Above Replacement. Semien, in the interim, batted .265/.334/.538 (133 OPS+) with 45 grand slams (a solitary season record for second basemen) and 7.3 Wins Above Replacement.