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William Contreras is the third favorite for MVP

The Venezuelan occupies this position in the most recent ranking of the Majors portal

William Contreras He has been one of the Venezuelans who has given the most people to talk about in this campaign; and to show a button. He appears as the third favorite in the National League in the most recent MLB.com ranking to try to elucidate who could be the candidates to win said award in both circuits.

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Now, the Venezuelan received a vote for first place as part of a survey in which 43 journalists from the aforementioned media voted. They gave 23 votes in the seat of honor to Mookie Betts and 18 to the Japanese Shohei Ohtani. The remaining vote for first place went to Dominican sprinter Elly De La Cruz.

That being said, Thomas Harrigan; journalist who signed the article for MLB.com, gives credit to the influence that William Contreras has had on the Brewers' season and that has them leading the central division of the old circuit with a 27-20 record.

The Puerto Cabello native leads his team in average (.332), OBP (.407), Slugging (.524) and OPS (.931). At the same time, he has the second most home runs (7) and is also líder of the team in runs scored (40) and RBIs (37) in 47 games.

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In addition, he leads all teams on the old circuit in innings received (338.0). And, he has retired 25% of the runners who have gone out to conquer a base. It is 6% above the circuit average.

For his part, Marcell Ozuna, also Dominican, appears in fifth. Meanwhile, other Venezuelans who received votes in the survey were Ronald Acuña Jr. and Ranger Suárez.

In the American League, Salvador Pérez received a first place vote although he is not among the top five in the ranking, while José Altuve was also considered.

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