Cody Bellinger had an excellent season and has been showered with awards and accolades because of it. The 24-year-old outfielder took home the National League’s Most Valuable Player Award, a Gold Glove in right field, and a Silver Slugger. He was more than deserving of each and every award he received.
While this is not an *official* award, it does present a nice opportunity to see what the media believes about certain players. According to Jeff Passan, Bellinger took home the honors as an All-MLB outfielder along with amazing names like Mike Trout and Christian Yelich, as voted by highly-regarded members of the media.
First-team 2019 All-MLB, position players:
C: JT Realmuto
1B: Pete Alonso
2B: Ozzie Albies
SS: Marcus Semien
3B: Alex Bregman
OF: Mike Trout
OF: Cody Bellinger
OF: Christian Yelich
UT: DJ LeMahieu
DH: Nelson Cruz
See second/third teams, cast your votes: https://t.co/8PpMGXnCrn
— Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) November 21, 2019
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