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2020 National League Most Valuable Player Award

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The winner of the 2020 National League Most Valuable Player Award was Freddie Freeman of the Atlanta Braves.

Award Voting[edit]

† indicates playoff team
Player Team Points AVG OBP SLG HR RBI W - L SV SO ERA 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th
Freddie Freeman Atlanta Braves 410 .341 .462 .640 13 53 Did not pitch 28 2 - - - - - - - -
Mookie Betts Los Angeles Dodgers 268 .292 .366 .562 16 39 Did not pitch 2 21 5 - 1 1 - - - -
Manny Machado San Diego Padres 221 .304 .370 .580 16 47 Did not pitch - 2 16 7 2 2 1 - - -
Fernando Tatis Jr. San Diego Padres 201 .277 .366 .571 17 45 Did not pitch - 2 5 14 5 2 1 - - 1
Juan Soto Washington Nationals 172 .351 .490 .695 13 37 Did not pitch - 3 2 5 10 4 2 2 - -
Marcell Ozuna Atlanta Braves 167 .338 .431 .636 18 56 Did not pitch - - 2 1 11 14 2 - - -
Trea Turner Washington Nationals 83 .335 .394 .588 12 41 Did not pitch - - - 2 - 1 6 8 6 4
Mike Yastrzemski San Francisco Giants 81 .297 .400 .568 10 35 Did not pitch - - - 1 - 3 8 6 3 3
Corey Seager Los Angeles Dodgers 43 .307 .358 .585 15 41 Did not pitch - - - - - 3 2 3 4 3
Trevor Bauer Cincinnati Reds 32 Did not bat 5 - 4 0 100 1.73 - - - - 1 - 3 2 2 4
Trevor Story Colorado Rockies 23 .289 .355 .519 11 28 Did not pitch - - - - - - 2 4 1 1
Ronald Acuna Atlanta Braves 21 .250 .406 .581 14 29 Did not pitch - - - - - - - 2 5 5
Dominic Smith New York Mets 16 .316 .377 .616 10 42 Did not pitch - - - - - - - 2 4 2
Yu Darvish Chicago Cubs 14 Did not bat 8 - 3 0 93 2.01 - - - - - - 2 - 2 2
Paul Goldschmidt St. Louis Cardinals 9 .304 .417 .466 6 21 Did not pitch - - - - - - 1 1 1 -
Brandon Belt San Francisco Giants 2 .309 .425 .591 9 30 Did not pitch - - - - - - - - 1 -
Wil Myers San Diego Padres 2 .288 .353 .606 15 40 Did not pitch - - - - - - - - 1 -
Max Fried Atlanta Braves 1 Did not bat 7 - 0 0 50 2.25 - - - - - - - - - 1
Ian Happ Chicago Cubs 1 .258 .361 .505 12 28 Did not pitch - - - - - - - - - 1
Dansby Swanson Atlanta Braves 1 .274 .345 .464 10 35 Did not pitch - - - - - - - - - 1
Ryan Tepera Chicago Cubs 1 Did not bat 0 - 1 0 31 3.92 - - - - - - - - - 1
Devin Williams Milwaukee Brewers 1 Did not bat 4 - 1 0 53 0.33 - - - - - - - - - 1

Note: The 10th-place vote for Ryan Tepera was cast be mistake; the voter intended to vote for Trea Turner.

Further Reading[edit]

  • Mark Bowman: "MVFree: Freddie wins 1st NL MVP Award: After four top-10 finishes, Braves 1B claims honor", mlb.com November 12, 2020. [1]
  • Richard Justice: "Abreu, Freeman both 1st-time MVP winners", mlb.com, November 12, 2020. [2]
  • Gabe Lacques: "Braves slugger Freddie Freeman beats Mookie Betts for NL MVP honor", USA Today, November 12, 2020. [3]

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Preceded by
2019
Most Valuable Player Award
American

2020
Succeeded by
2021