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The Best Lefthanded Batters and Lefthanded Pitchers in Baseball

Freddie Freeman of the Dodgers had .337 average with 211 hits, including a league leading 59 doubles, plus  29 home runs, 102 RBI, and a .410 On Base Percentage.

Luis Arraez of the Marlins lead the majors with a .354 batting average, with 203 hits in 617 at bats.

Matt Olson of the Braves had 54 home runs, 139 RBI and a .604 Slugging Percentage.

Kyle Tucker of the Astros had 29 home runs, 112 RBI and a .285 batting average.

Yordan Alvarez of the Astros had 31 home runs, 97 RBI and a .293 average.

Max Muncy of the Dodgers had 36 home runs and 105 RBI.

Rafael Devers of the Red Sox had 33 home runs and 100 RBI.

Shohei Ohtani of the Angels had 44 home runs, 95 RBI, and a .304 verage

Kyle Schwarber of the Phillies had 47 home runs and 104 RBI.

Corey Seager of the Rangers had 43 doubles, 33 home runs, 96 RBI and a .327 average.

Juan Soto of the Padres had 35 home runs, 109 RBI and a .275 average.

Cody Bellinger of the Cubs had 26 home runs, 97 RBI and a .307 average.

Blake Snell of the Padres won 14 games and lost 9 with a 2.25 ERA and had 234 strikeouts in 180 innings pitched, all of which earned him the National League Cy Young Award.

Jordan Montgomery went 10-11 with a 3.20 ERA and 166 strikeouts in 177 innings, then helped the Rangers win the AL Championship and the World Series.

Justin Steele of the Cubs went 16-5 with a 3.06 ERA and 176 strikeouts in 173 innings pitched.

Framber Valdez of the Astros went 12-11 with a 3.45 ERA and 200 strikeouts in 198 innings.  He pitched a no-hitter on August 1st.

Clayton Kershaw of the Dodgers went 13-5 with a 2.46 ERA and 137 strikeouts in 131 innings.

Eduardo Rodriguez of the Tigers went 13-9 with a 3.20 ERA and 143 strikeouts in 152 innings.

Jesus Luzardo of the Marlins went 10-10 with a 3.58 ERA and 208 strikeouts in 178 innings.

Josh Hader of the Padres had 33 saves, a 1.28 ERA, with 85 strikeouts in 56 innings pitched.

Will Smith of the Rangers had 22 saves, the only other lefty with more than 20 saves.

The new rules that MLB instituted for 2023 all seem to have improved the game.

With the pitch clock creating a faster pace, restrictions on defensive shifts allowing more base hits to fall, and the return of the stolen bases it was a very exciting year for Major League Baseball.

The Texas Rangers defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks to win the 2023 World Series in five games.

Lefthanded batting shortstop Corey Seager hit three home runs on his way to being series MVP.

Both teams had made the playoffs as wild card teams. 

The Rangers had defeated the Tampa Bay Rays and then the Baltimore Orioles to win the American League, while the Diamondbacks defeated the Milwaukee Brewers and then the Philadelphia Phillies to win the National League.

Top Lefthanded Batters of 2023

Top Lefthanded Starting Pitchers of 2023

The 2023 Major League Baseball Season

Top Lefthanded Relief Pitchers of 2023