Ramírez led the Majors with a 1.294 OPS during the month, batting .366/.453/.841 with an American League-best 10 home runs as well as 24 RBIs. He led the way for the Cleveland offense as the Tribe clinched the No. 4 seed in the AL playoff bracket.
Ramírez finished the regular season with 17 home runs and 10 stolen bases, plus an AL-best 45 runs scored.
Freeman emerged as a National League MVP frontrunner alongside Padres phenom Fernando Tatis Jr. as the Braves won their third straight NL East title and earned the No. 2 seed in the NL. The veteran first baseman led the NL with a 1.246 OPS in September -- just ahead of teammate Marcell Ozuna -- batting .375/.496/.750 with eight home runs and 32 RBIs.
Freeman's red-hot final month gave him a season slash line of .341/.462/.640 with a 1.102 OPS and he led the Majors in runs scored (51) and doubles (23).
This is Ramírez's second career AL Player of the Month Award -- he also won in July 2018. It's also the second NL Player of the Month Award for Freeman, who previously won in September ‘16.