Major League Baseball announced its third annual All-MLB Team on Tuesday night. As is customary, half of the votes are determined by the fans and the other half by a panel of media members.
It is not surprising that all four of the Best Players (Shohei Ohtani and Bryce Harper) and Cy Young Award winner (Robbie Ray and Corbin Burnes) as the first team. Ohtani was even a hitter and pitcher for the first time in his career. (To be fair, though, this is only the third-Team MLB when.)
In other places, Los Angeles Dodgers have a total of five players on both teams, the most of any club in the major leagues. NS Toronto Blue Jays and World Series Champion Atlanta Braves each has four players each making it to the first or second team.
Here are the results:
- Catcher: Salvador Perez, Royal
- First base: Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Blue Jays
- Second base: Marcus Semien, Blue jay
- Third base: Austin Riley, Brave
- Shortcut: Fernando Tatis Jr., Padres
- In the yard: Bryce Harper, Phillies; Aaron Judge, Yankees; Juan Soto, National citizen
- Designated player: Shohei Ohtani, Angel
- The pitcher begins: Walker Buehler, Dodgers; Muscle burns, Brewer; Gerrit Cole, Yankees; Robbie Ray, Blue Jays; Max Scherzer, Dodgers
- Relief pitchers: Josh Hader, Brewers; Liam Hendriks, White Sox
- Catcher: Buster Posey, Giant
- First base: Freddie Freeman, Brave
- Second base: Ozzie Albies, Brave
- Third base: Rafael Devers, Red Sox
- Shortcut: Trea Turner, Dodgers
- In the yard: Nick Castellanos, Red; Teoscar Hernandez, Blue Jays; Kyle Tucker, Astros
- Designated player: Yordan Alvarez, Astros
- The pitcher begins: Maximum frying, Brave; Kevin Gausman, Giant; Shohei Ohtani, Angel; Julio Urías, Dodgers; Zack Wheeler, Phillies
- Relief pitchers: Raisel Iglesias, Angel; Kenley Jansen, Dodgers
Voting closes on Friday, November 19, and fans are eligible to vote every 24 hours via an online vote at MLB.com.
https://www.cbssports.com/mlb/news/2021-all-mlb-team-shohei-ohtani-makes-cut-as-hitter-and-pitcher-judge-joins-harper-soto-in-outfield/ 2021 All-MLB Team: Shohei Ohtani becomes the scorer and pitcher; Judge joins Harper, Soto in outfield