Wednesday, November 28, 2018

J.D. Martinez and Mookie Betts Nab More Honors At Players Choice Awards

J.D. Martinez was selected as the Players Choice Player Of The Year for 2018 by the Major League Baseball Players Association. His teammate and fellow World Series Champion Mookie Betts scored the award for the American League's Outstanding Player. Martinez hit .330, with 43 HRs and 130 RBIs in his first season in Boston. Betts—who was named the 2018 AL MVP—hit .346 with 32 HRs, 129 runs, 80 RBIs and a 1.078 OPS. Milwaukee's Christian Yelich was named as the National League's Outstanding Player. The Players Choice Awards are are selected in balloting among fellow MLB players. Each season, voting is conducted in clubhouses in mid-September under the supervision of accounting firm KPMG.