The Best Lefthanded Batters and Lefthanded Pitchers in Baseball

The 2020 Major League Baseball Season

4-Freddie Freeman-73
t9-Charlie Blackmon—67

Home Runs
T7-Cole Calhoun-16

3-Freddie Freeman-53
9-Rafael Devers-43
T10-Charlie Blackmon-42
                Matt Olson-42
                Eddie Rosario-42
                Dominic Smith-42
                Kyle Tucker-42

Batting Average

2-Juan Soto                      .351
3-Freddie Freeman         .341
9-Michael Conforto         .322
9-Raimel Tapia                   .321

On-Base %
1-Juan Soto        .490
2-Freddie Freeman         .462
5-Bryce Harper                  .420
8-Michael Conforto         .412
10-Brandon Nimmo        .404

Slugging %
1-Juan Soto        .695
2-Freddie Freeman         .640
5-Dominic Smith               .616


Earned Run Average
3-Dallas Keuchel               1.99
8-Hyun Jin Ryu                  2.69

T3-Max Fried, 7-0
T3-Marco Gonzales, 7-2
T7-Clayton Kershaw, 6-2
T7-Dallas Keuchel, 6-2
T7-David Peterson, 6-2

1-Brad Hand       16
3-Josh Hader      13


This Seasons Super Southpaws - Lefthanders Among The League Leaders

There were fewer lefthanded batters and lefthanded pitchers among the league leaders in 2020 than there were in 2019.  While we won't jump to any conclusions based on a 60 game season, although this decrease in lefthanders among the league leaders in a trend we've been seeing over the past few years, and we will write more about it soon.  For now, let's give credit to those lefthanded batters and lefthanded pitchers who made big contributions to the 2020 season.