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End of Season Report

Team Top Player Top Pitcher Player to Watch
Angels Taylor Lindsey Mark Sappington Eduar Lopez
Astros Carlos Correa Mike Foltynewicz Jason Martin
Athletics Addison Russell Raul Alcantara Matt Olson
Blue Jays Andrew Burns Marcus Stroman Richard Urena
Braves Edward Salcedo Lucas Sims Jose Peraza
Brewers Tyrone Taylor Jorge Lopez Orlando Arcia
Cardinals Kolten Wong Tim Cooney Breyvil Valera
Cubs Javier Baez C.J. Edwards Jeimer Candelario
Diamondbacks Chris Owings Archie Bradley Jake Barrett
Dodgers Joc Pederson Zach Lee Jharel Cotton
Giants Joe Panik Clayton Blackburn Christian Arroyo
Indians Francisco Lindor Shawn Morimando Dorssys Paulino
Mariners Ketel Marte Taijuan Walker Ji-Man Choi
Marlins Brent Keys Justin Nicolino Jacob Realmuto
Mets Wilmer Flores Rafael Montero Wilfredo Tovar
Nationals Billy Burns Robbie Ray Robert Benincasa
Orioles L.J. Hoes Eduardo Rodriguez Parker Bridwell
Padres  Jonathan Galvez Matthew Wisler Johnny Barbato
Phillies  Maikel Franco Jesse Biddle Severino Gonzalez
Pirates  Gregory Polanco Jameson Taillon Nicholas Kingham
Rangers Rougned Odor Luke Jackson Jose Leclerc
Rays Ryan Brett Enny Romero Jacob Faria
Red Sox Mookie Betts Henry Owens Cody Kukuk
Reds Jesse Winker Robert Stephenson Yorman Rodriguez
Rockies Rosell Herrera Eddie Butler Antonio Senzatela
Royals Raul Mondesi Yordano Ventura Mark Binford
Tigers Nick Castellanos Jake Thompson Kyle Lobstein
Twins Byron Buxton Jose Berrios Miguel Sulbaran
White Sox Marcus Semien Erik Johnson Jefferson Olacio
Yankees Gregory Bird Jose Campos Brett Marshall


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