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Cleveland Indians third baseman Jose Ramirez named finalist for the 2020 American League MVP Award

Ramirez is a finalist for the prestigious award alongside Jose Abreu of the Chicago White Sox and DJ LeMahieu of the New York Yankees.

CLEVELAND — Jose Ramirez practically carried the Cleveland Indians offense in the final month of an unprecedented shortened MLB season and the third baseman is certainly being recognized for it.

Ramirez, 28, has been named a finalist for the American League's Most Valuable Player award along with Chicago White Sox slugger Jose Abreu and DJ LeMahieu of the New York Yankees.

During the 2020 season, Ramirez hit .292 with 17 HR and 46 RBI in just 58 games. The Tribe third baseman was scorching-hot in September when he hit .366 with 10 HR and and 24 RBI. 

While Ramirez was named a finalist for the AL MVP Award, right-hander Shane Bieber was named a finalist for the American League's Cy Young Award.

Editor's Note: The below video was posted in April of 2020