By Sam Bush
Phillies Alec Bohm is a finalist for the National League Rookie of the Year Award, the Baseball Writers’ Association of America announced last night.
He joins San Diego second baseman Jake Cronenworth and Milwaukee reliever Devin Williams. The winner will be announced Nov. 9.
Bohm hit .338 with four home runs, 23 RBIs, an .881 OPS and a 136 OPS+ in 180 plate appearances.
He ranked first among NL rookies (minimum 100 plate appearances) in batting average, on-base percentage (.400), slugging percentage (.481), OPS, hits (54) and RBIs; second in runs (24) and doubles (11); and fourth in home runs and walks (16).