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Jackie Bradley Jr named ALCS MVP

By on October 19, 2018
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Jackie Bradley Jr’s batting average may have not raised eyebrows, but when he did get hits, he made the most of it.

After the Red Sox clinched a World Series berth with a 4-1 victory over the Houston Astros in Game 5, the 28-year old outfielder was announced as the ALCS MVP.

He posted only three hits in 15 at-bats, but posted a .400 on-base percentage, .1067 OPS, two homers and 9 RBI in the series. His heroics included a bases-clearing double to give Boston the win in Game 2,  a grand slam in Game 3 to put the game out of reach, and a two-run homer in Game 4 that ended up being the difference in the contest.

“Speechless,” said Bradley after being honoured with the award.

“It’s amazing. I have amazing teammates, amazing staff. Everybody’s such a blessing.”

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