Jeremy Pena, MLB World Series MVP

The Houstons stars won the second Commissioner’s Trophy in franchise history by beating the Philadelphia Phillies 4-1 in Game 6 of the 2022 MLB World Series and Jeremy Peña was named the Most Valuable Player.

The Dominican became the second rookie to be named both the Championship Series and World Series MVP. The first was pitcher Livan Hernández, with the 1997 Florida Marlins.

Throughout the postseason, the rookie posted a .345 batting average hitting 20 hits in 58 visits to the batter’s box. During the six games of the 2022 Fall Classic, Peña had 10 hits. Also, in Game 5 of the MLB World Series, the one from Santo Domingo became the first rookie shortstop to hit a home run in the World Series.

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Peña in regular season

Pena entered the 2022 Major League season as the first replacement for Carlos Correa, who left Houston for a more lucrative contract in Minnesota, and he did not disappoint Dusty Baker as Thanks to his defensive work he was able to win the American League Gold Glove at the shortstop position.

The Dominican participated in 136 of the 162 regular season games and posted averages of .253/.289/.426 after amassing 132 hits, 63 RBIs, 22 homers, 11 stolen bases and only striking out in 135 of 521 visits to the batter’s box.

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