Ohtani Shohei (LA Angels) took first place in the MVP vote for the first week of May.
On the 9th (hereinafter referred to as Korean time), the MLB.com, the official homepage of Major League Baseball, announced the results of the MVP voting for the first week of May. A total of 43 people participated in the vote, and it is a method of selecting 1st to 5th place per vote. 1st place 5 points, 2nd place 4 points, 3rd place 3 points, 4th place 2 points, 5th place 1 point.
Ohtani received 1st place votes from 30 people and was ranked 1st in the American League. The media introduced, “Ohtani, who finished second in the MVP vote last year behind Aaron Judge (New York Yankees), is a strong MVP candidate this season.”
In addition, “he is recording an average ERA of 2.54 in 39 innings as well as ranking first in the most strikeouts (59) in the American League. Ohtani, who doubles as a pitcher, is more active as a pitcher this year than in previous years.”
His performance as a hitter is also dazzling. Ohtani boasts a good sense of hitting with 7 home runs, 22 RBIs, a batting average of 3.1, on-base percentage, .369, and a slugging percentage of 5.26.
Meanwhile, Wander Franco (Tampa Bay Rays) took 2nd place with 3 first place votes, Matt Chapman (Toronto Blue Jays) took 3rd place, and Randy Arozarena (Tampa Bay Rays) took 4th place. And Ohtani’s teammate Mike Trout was named fifth. 토토사이트
Ronald Acuna Jr. (Atlanta Braves) took first place in the National League MVP voting. It received first place votes from a total of 40 people.
Sun Murphy (Atlanta Braves), who earned three first-place votes, took second place, and Luis Ararez (Miami Marlins) and Max Muncy (LA Dodgers) were ranked third and fourth, respectively. Mookie Betts (LA Dodgers) finished fifth.