Who were the MVPs of the NLCS and ALCS?
Over the past few days, Major League Baseball (MLB) has featured two iconic clashes in the American League Championship Series (ALCS) and the National League Championship Series (NLCS). In the ALCS, the Houston Astros beat the Boston Red Sox 4-2 in the best of seven series. Meanwhile, in the NLCS, the Atlanta Braves emerged victorious by beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-2.
In the NLCS, Eddie Rosario won the MVP award because he was instrumental in helping the Atlanta Braves beat the Los Angeles Dodgers. On the other hand, in the ALCS, Yordan Alvarez received the MVP award because he was exceptional in helping the Houston Astros defeat the Boston Red Sox.
Eddie Rosario Wins MLB MVP Award in NLCS
Eddie Rosario has had an outstanding season for the Atlanta Braves as he hit .560, .607 and 1.040 in six NLCS games. What’s more, he also became the first player to score at least two home runs, a hit and finished with a batting average of over 0.500 in the playoffs. Finally, he also became the first player to amass 14 hits in the first six games of one.
He was thrilled to receive the MLB MVP award because upon receiving the service he said (in Spanish): âI wanted it. I wanted it. I’ve always dreamed of a moment like this, and I didn’t never stopped believing in a moment like this. Ever since I was a kid, I knew that one day I was going to be an MVP. “
Yordan Alvarez wins MLB MVP award in ALCS
Yordan Alvarez received the MLB MVP for his outstanding season with the Houston Astros. He hit 0.522 and a home run, five more hits and a total of seven runs. Additionally, Alvarez also contributed with six RBIs and a 1.408 OPS in the series. He became the fourth Cuban to receive the award in a series of league championships in either league after Randy Arozarena in 2020, Orlando HernÃ¡ndez in 1999 and LivÃ¡n HernÃ¡ndez in 1997.
Upon receiving the award, Alvarez said through performer Andrew Dunn-Bauman that he couldn’t believe he had been named MLB MVP. âReally, it was amazing. I didn’t really imagine myself being able to get out of this operation on both knees and be able to do it as quickly as I did. So it was really amazing for me to be able to come back and do it. what i did, but [I’m] just super happy to be here and to be able to contribute like that. “