The MLB awards came to a close last night after the MVP award was announced. In the National League, Braves star RF, Ronald Acuña Jr. won his first MVP in his career. He won it unanimously, rightfully so. Ronald Acuña Jr.'s historic 2023 season ends in an MVP.
Ronald Acuña Jr. undoubtedly deserved this award. Ronald Acuña started in started in almost every game as he made 159 starts, he definitely stayed healthy. Acuña slashed .337/.416/.596, with 41 HR's, 106 RBI's, and a 1.012 OPS.
Ronald Acuña Jr. also made baseball history. He became the first player in history to hit at least 40 home runs, and had at least 70 stolen bases. There was a change to make the bags bigger, but even still it's impressive when a player do that.
Ronald Acuña Jr. is just 25-years-old. He still has time to win at least one more MVP, there's a really good chance he does that. Acuña is one of the best young players in baseball. He still has a lot left in his career and it's going to be exciting to watch him next year coming off of his first MVP.