Shohei Otani , who is on the verge of signing the best contract of all time, won the unanimous MVP award for the second time in two years.

The Major League Secretariat announced on the 17th (Korean time) that Ohtani was selected as the American League MVP. His second unanimous MVP award in two years.


The results were overwhelming. Ohtani took all 30 of the 30 first place votes and took the top spot with 420 points. Second unanimous award following 2021.

Corey Seager came in second place with 264 points with 24 second-place votes and six third-place votes, and Marcus Simian ranked third with 216 points with five second-place votes and eight third-place votes.

In addition, Julio Rodriguez, Kyle Tucker, Yandy Diaz, Bobby Witt Jr., Gunner Henderson, Adley Lutchman, and Jose Ramirez formed the top 10.

With this, Ohtani rose to the top player again for the first time in two years and decorated 2023 brilliantly. Now all that’s left is his best contract ever.

In 135 games as a batter this season, Ohtani recorded a batting average of 0.304, 44 home runs, 95 RBI, 102 runs, 151 hits, an on-base percentage of 0.412, and an OPS of 1.066.

Additionally, as a pitcher, he started 23 games and pitched 132 innings, recording 10 wins, 5 losses, and an ERA of 3.14. 167 strikeouts. Achieved 40 home runs as a batter and 10 wins as a pitcher.

Although he was unable to play in many games due to an elbow injury suffered at the end of the season, there was no player who could stop Ohtani from being the MVP.

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