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Jeff McNeil of the New York Mets lead the National League with a .326 Batting Average
Luis Arraez of the Minnesota Twins lead the American League with a .316 Batting Average
Freddie Freeman of the Los Angeles Dodgers lead the Majors with 199 hits and with 47 doubles, while adding 21 home runs, 100 runs batted in, and a .325 batting average (2nd in the majors)
Kyle Schwarber of the Phillies finished 2nd in the Majors with 46 Home Runs
Shohei Ohtani of the Angels had 34 home runs and 95 runs batted in
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Julio Urias of the Dodgers finished with the majors 2nd lowest Earned Run Average at 2.16
Framber Valdez and Julio Urias tied for 3rd in the majors with 17 games won
Carlos Rodon of the SF Giants had 237 strikeouts
Josh Hader of the SD Padres finished with 36 saves
The Houston Astros defeated the Philadelphia Phillies (4-2) to win the 2022 World Series.
The Astros finished first in the AL West and won 106 games during the regular season with a roster that included lefthanded sluggers Yordan Alvarez, Kyle Tucker, and Michael Brantley, and southpaw starter Framber Valdez. They swept the Mariners (3-0) in the AL Division Series and then swept the New York Yankees (4-0) to win the American League Championship.
The Phillies finished third in the NL East with 87 wins with a roster that included lefthanded sluggers Bryce Harper and Kyle Schwarber, southpaw starter Ranger Suarez and lefty relievers Jose Alvarado and Brad Hand. They made the playoffs as a wild card team and beat the St. Louis Cardinals (2-0) in the Wild Card Series, before defeating the Atlanta Braves (3-1) in the NL Division Series, and then taking the San Diego Padres (4-1) to win the National League Championship.