Ohtani Shohei (29) of the Los Angeles Angels of the American Professional Baseball Major League was selected as the American League Player of the Month for the second consecutive time. Following June, he was honored with the award in July. In the National League, Cody Bellinger (28) of the Chicago Cubs was selected as the Player of the Month.메이저놀이터
Ohtani was included in the July Player of the Month list announced by the MLB Secretariat on the 3rd (hereinafter Korean time). He was recognized as the player who performed the best during the month of July and was honored for the 4th time in his career. He gained overwhelming support without any rivals.
He performed well both on the mound and at the plate. In four starts as a pitcher, he ate up 29.1 innings. He recorded 2 wins, 2 losses, an earned run average of 4.97, and 29 strikeouts. As a hitter, he wielded a hot fireball. In 23 appearances, he posted a batting average of .282 with 9 homers, 14 RBIs and 21 runs scored for a 1.152 OPS.
In the National League, Bellinger was named Player of the Month. Bellinger, who flapped his wings this season, posted a batting average of 0.400 in July, 8 homers, 24 RBIs, 21 runs, and an OPS of 1.122. He displayed impressive performance with an exciting long hit and became the main player of the month, beating Ha-seong Kim (28) of the San Diego Padres.
The NL MVP in 2019, who played as the fourth hitter for the Los Angeles Dodgers, was released after last season due to extreme sluggish batting. He moved to the Chicago Cubs, and recently showed off his good form. He was named NL Player of the Month for the second time since April 2019.