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Jose Altuve received his third batting title and the World Series.(Photo: Troy Taormina, USA TODAY Sports)

Jose Altuve, who led the majors in hitting with a .346 common after which hit .310 within the playoffs to guide the Houston Astros to the World Series title, was named the MLB Players Choice Awards Player of the Year and the American League’s Outstanding Player.

Altuve was named to the All-Star group for the seventh time this season. He has 1,250 profession hits and trails solely Ty Cobb, Pete Rose and Hank Aaron for probably the most hits by age 27. 

Giancarlo Stanton of the Miami Marlins earned the National League Outstanding Player award. Stanton led the majors with 59 dwelling runs and 132 RBI this season.

Stanton set Marlins single-season data for dwelling runs — and have become the sixth participant in historical past to achieve 59 — and RBI. He had a .631 slugging share and earned his fourth All-Star berth. 

Max Scherzer was named Outstanding Pitcher within the National League. He was 16-6 with a 2.51 ERA for the Washington Nationals. He led the NL with 268 strikeouts and a zero.90 WHIP.


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It is the second time Scherzer has received an Outstanding Pitcher award after he received within the AL award in 2014 with the Detroit Tigers. Scherzer and Clayton Kershaw are anticipated to complete 1-2 in NL Cy Young Award voting when these outcomes are introduced Nov. 15.

Corey Kluber, who tied for the AL lead in wins with an 18-Four document and led the majors with a 2.25 ERA and 11.7 strikeouts per 9 innings, was named the American League Outstanding Pitcher.

The Cleveland Indians ace led the AL in WHIP (zero.869), full video games (5) and shutouts (three). 

Aaron Judge, who hit 52 dwelling runs for the New York Yankees, was named AL Rookie of the Year, and the Los Angeles Dodgers’ Cody Bellinger, whose 39 dwelling runs set a brand new NL document for rookies, received National League Rookie of the Year.

Ryan Zimmerman of the Natonals and Mike Moustakas of the Kansas City Royals received Comeback Player within the NL and AL, respectively. 

Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo received the Marvin Miller Award, given to a participant who “inspires his fellow players through his on-field performances and contributions to his community.” Rizzo additionally received the Roberto Clemente Award, offered by Major League Baseball to the participant who “best represents the game of baseball through extraordinary character, community involvement, philanthropy and positive contributions.”


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