The Dominican surpassed Bryce Harper’s franchise mark with 131 walks in the same season.
The impressive second half of the campaign Juan Soto He continues to add achievements and feats, and they have put him squarely in the conversation for the National League MVP.
The Dominican player surpassed the mark for the most transfers in a season for a player from the Washington Nationals (2005-Present).
The record was held by Bryce Harper, who, like the Dominican, is in the race for the Most Valuable Player award in the National League.
The mark for a season globally in the Major Leagues is held by Barry bonds with 232 in the 2004 season at 39 years of age.
Juan Soto gets a walk after 9 pitches and reached 131 in 2021.
– The Nationals (@losnacionales) September 23, 2021
Soto (.322) is also fully involved in the fight for the batting lead in the Old Circuit with his teammate Trea turner (.321) who is now a member of the Los Angeles Dodgers.
The outfielder reached base in all his at-bats in the game against the Miami Marlins and with two walks, he only fell a triple from hitting for the cycle, getting his 27th home run of the season on Wednesday night.
There are already 2️⃣7️⃣ home runs for Juan Soto in the season 👀pic.twitter.com/zpiQfnHeiB
– ESPN.com.do🇩🇴 (@ESPN_DO) September 22, 2021
This Thursday he got the transfer before the shipments of his compatriot, the pitcher of the Cincinnati Reds, Luis Castillo.
The Nationals player accumulates 131 transfers in the season, the second most in history for a player 22 years or younger, only surpassed by Ted Williams (147 in 1941).
In addition, since 1901 only Williams (54 games) have reached base at least four times in the most games before turning 23, with the Dominican doing so 49 times.