Jose Ramirez of the Cleveland Indians finished tied for #17 in the voting for the 2016 A.L. MVP Award
24-year old switch-hitting 3B/OF Jose Ramirez of the Cleveland Indians finished tied for #17 (with Justin Verlander of the Tigers) in the voting for the 2016 American League MVP Award. Ramirez played in 152 games for the Indians last year and he was 176 of 565 (.312 avg, .825 OPS) with 84 runs scored, 11 homers, 76 RBI and 22 stolen bases. He has now played in 332 games in his first four years with the Tribe and he is 311 of 1,129 (.275 avg, .735 OPS) with 166 runs scored, 19 homers, 120 RBI and 42 stolen bases. The all-around play of Jose Ramirez in 2016 was one of the main reasons that the Tribe won the A.L. Central in 2016. The Indians hope that Ramirez can keep up the good work in 2017 and beyond!