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Boston Red Sox' Mookie Betts celebrates the first of three home runs ilast night against the Baltimore Orioles. (Nick Wass/AP)
Boston Red Sox' Mookie Betts celebrates the first of three home runs ilast night against the Baltimore Orioles. (Nick Wass/AP)
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The season is over, snow is on the ground, and spring training is three long months away, but we're not done talking about the Red Sox.

Superstar right fielder, Mookie Betts, was named MVP of the American League last night, after leading the team to a world series win against the LA Dodgers.

Betts led the MLB in batting average — .346 — and slugging percentage — .640 — becoming the first player to do that since Red Sox legend Ted Williams.

But not everyone on the team had the odds in their favor. Bob Melvin, of the Oakland Athletics, was named 2018 American League Manager of the Year on Tuesday, beating out Red Sox manager Alex Cora.

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Shira Springer, WBUR's sports and society reporter. She tweets @ShiraSpringer.

This article was originally published on November 16, 2018.

This segment aired on November 16, 2018.

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