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IBWAA Announces – MVP Winners


The Internet Baseball Writers Association of America (IBWAA) announced the winners of the IBWAA Most Valuable Player awards Thursday: José Abreu of the Chicago White Sox and Freddie Freeman of the Atlanta Braves. This is the IBWAA’s 12th annual election for these awards. All IBWAA members were eligible to vote.

Election results are as follows:


1st Place: José Abreu, Chicago White Sox- 1,421 points 2nd Place: José Ramírez, Cleveland Indians- 970 points 3rd Place: Shane Bieber, Cleveland Indians- 857 points


1st Place: Freddie Freeman, Atlanta Braves- 1,587 points 2nd Place: Mookie Betts, Los Angeles Dodger- 1,173 points 3rd Place: Fernando Tatís Jr., San Diego Padres- 947 points

The IBWAA endeavors to serve the baseball writing community, representing more than 600 baseball content creators. We strive to increase visibility, networking, and opportunities for all of our members. Voting for full season awards takes place in September of each year, with selections announced in November. The IBWAA also holds a Hall of Fame election in December of each year, with results announced the following January.

Association membership is open to any and all Internet baseball writers and content creators. For more information please visit


Daniel R. Epstein and Jonathan Becker Co-Directors, IBWAA


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