Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Mookie Betts may turn into the second participant to win the MVP award in every league, and New York Mets ace Jacob deGrom is within the operating for his third consecutive NL Cy Younger Award.
The competitors, after all, is hard.
Betts, Freddie Freeman and Manny Machado are the highest finishers for NL MVP in balloting by the Baseball Writers’ Affiliation of America. DeGrom, Trevor Bauer and Yu Darvish are the finalists within the NL Cy Younger race.
The three highest vote-getters for every BBWAA award have been revealed on Monday. The winners will likely be introduced subsequent week.
Betts, who received the 2018 AL MVP award with Boston, helped the Dodgers win the World Collection final week for the primary time since 1988. Frank Robinson is the one participant to win the MVP award in each leagues, undertaking the feat in 1961 with Cincinnati and 1966 for Baltimore.
DeGrom may be a part of Randy Johnson and Greg Maddux as the one pitchers to win at the least three consecutive Cy Younger Awards. However Bauer had an NL-best 1.73 ERA in 11 begins for Cincinnati, and Darvish went 8-3 with a 2.01 ERA in 12 begins for the Chicago Cubs, matching Cleveland Indians ace Shane Bieber for the foremost league lead in wins.
Balloting for the BBWAA awards was accomplished earlier than the beginning of the postseason.