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Christian Yelich named finalist for 2018 NL MVP

Posted: 6:10 PM, Nov 05, 2018
Updated: 2018-11-05 19:16:51-05
Christian Yelich named finalist for 2018 NL MVP

Everyone in baseball saw this coming, but on Monday Major League Baseball announced that Brewers outfielder Christian Yelich was named a finalist for the National League Most Valuable Player award. 

Yelich is joined by the Colorado Rockies’ Nolan Arenado and the Chicago Cubs’ Javier Baez. 

Yelich finished the season with a .326 batting average with 110 RBIs, 36 home runs, 118 runs and 22 stolen bases. All were career bests for the outfielder. 

Yelich had an impressive final month of the season, batting .396 with 38 RBIs and 11 home runs as the Brewers came from behind to take the NL Central Division crown from the Chicago Cubs in Game 163 of the regular season.