Jorge Soler wins World Series MVP after powering Braves to title

Soler was named the 2021 World Series MVP for his performance against the 休斯顿太空人. He’s just the second Cuban-born player to win the award – the first being Livan Hernandez of the Florida Marlins in the 1997 世界系列.

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Atlanta Braves' Jorge Soler celebrates a three-run home run during the third inning in Game 6 of baseball's World Series between the Houston Astros and the Atlanta Braves Tuesday, 十一月. 2, 2021, 在休斯敦.

Atlanta BravesJorge Soler celebrates a three-run home run during the third inning in Game 6 of baseball’s World Series between the Houston Astros and the Atlanta Braves Tuesday, 十一月. 2, 2021, 在休斯敦. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Including the home run on Tuesday, Soler had hit three in the World Series and had six RBI. Soler’s three-run home run came at the end of an eight-pitch at-bat against Astros starter Luis Garcia.

He was dominant for the Braves and he made the vow to bring his very best game to the series after missing most of the National League Championship Series while being on the COVID injury list.

Soler played a huge role in Games 1 和 4 in addition to Game 6.

Atlanta Braves designated hitter Jorge Soler holds up the MVP trophy after winning baseball's World Series in Game 6 against the Houston Astros Tuesday, 十一月. 2, 2021, 在休斯敦. The Braves won 7-0.

Atlanta Braves designated hitter Jorge Soler holds up the MVP trophy after winning baseball’s World Series in Game 6 against the Houston Astros Tuesday, 十一月. 2, 2021, 在休斯敦. The Braves won 7-0. (美联社照片/阿什利兰迪斯)

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In Game 1, Soler got things started for the Astros with a home run off Framber Valdez. He finished 2-for-5 with two RBI in the victory. In Game 4, he hit the go-ahead home run off Cristian Javier to help the Braves to the narrow 3-2 胜利.

The impact Soler had on the team was immense and it carried into the World Series.

The Braves acquired Soler in hopes of adding some pop to the line when Ronald Acuna Jr. went down for the year. Soler, Eddie Rosario, Joc Pederson and Adam Duvall were all a part of the team’s wheeling and dealing before the trade deadline.

Atlanta Braves designated hitter Jorge Soler holds up the MVP trophy after winning baseball's World Series in Game 6 against the Houston Astros Tuesday, 十一月. 2, 2021, 在休斯敦. The Braves won 7-0.

Atlanta Braves designated hitter Jorge Soler holds up the MVP trophy after winning baseball’s World Series in Game 6 against the Houston Astros Tuesday, 十一月. 2, 2021, 在休斯敦. The Braves won 7-0. (美联社照片/阿什利兰迪斯)

Soler was traded from the Kansas City Royals for minor leaguer Kasey Kalich.

现在, he’s a World Series MVP and a champion for the second time in his career.

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