Why Mookie Betts Deserved the 2020 NL MVP Award

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Baseball announced their MVP Award winners earlier this week, and while the NL results were somewhat predictable, a closer examination of the data reveals that the voters got this one wrong.

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Mookie Betts Places Second in NL MVP Voting

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The last of the major awards for the 2020 Major League Baseball season were announced on Thursday evening when the AL and NL MVP award recipients were announced.

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Mookie Betts Wins Silver Slugger Award

The regular season accolades just keep piling up for the Dodgers’ longest contracted player, Mookie Betts.

On Thursday, the Dodgers’ right fielder was awarded the Louisville Slugger Silver Slugger Award. This is Betts’ third straight Silver Slugger Award and his first while playing for the Dodgers. It is his fourth overall such award.

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Mookie Betts Snags 5th Consecutive Gold Glove Award

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Just like many fans presumed, Dodgers’ right fielder Mookie Betts was named the 2020 National League Gold Glove Award winner for right field, as announced by the MLB Network on Tuesday evening.

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Justin Turner Opens Award Season By Earning Roy Campanella Honor

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In what promises to be one of many honors earned by players of the Dodgers this year, infielder Justin Turner on Friday night was named the winner of the 15th annual Roy Campanella Award, which is given to the Dodger player who best exemplifies the spirit and leadership of the late Hall of Fame catcher.

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Mookie Betts Shining Amid Another MVP Race

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While many fans of the Dodgers had a general idea about the measure of talent Mookie Betts brought with him over the winter, some did not believe he would make an immediate, MVP-type of impact.

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Dodgers Named Finalist for ESPN’S Sports Humanitarian Team of Year

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The Dodgers on Wednesday were named a finalist for the Sports Humanitarian Team of the Year, as announced by ESPN. The honor comes in recognition of the club’s official charity, the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation (LADF).

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Cody Bellinger Named to All-MLB First Team

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Cody Bellinger was named to the All-MLB first team as Major League Baseball today announced the inaugural selections.  The first and second teams were determined by a combination of voting from fans and a decorated panel of 30 media members, broadcasters, former players and other officials throughout the game.  Each player named to the All-MLB first or second team will receive a trophy to commemorate his selection.

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Cody Bellinger Named 2019 National League MVP

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The NL Most Valuable Player award was announced Thursday evening, and as was predicted from the very first month of the season, Cody Bellinger won his first MVP award.

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Cody Bellinger Wins First Silver Slugger Award

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As the snow starts to fly in part of the northeast, the awards part of the season is starting to hit its stride.

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