Nationals' Stephen Strasburg Named 2019 World Series MVP

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Stephen Strasburg was named the 2019 World Series Most Valuable Player on Wednesday night following the Nationals' 6-2 Game 7 win over the Astros.

Strasburg started and won Games 2 and 6 for the Nationals. In Game 2, he threw six innings and allowed two runs. He was even better in Game 6, when he tossed 8 1/3 innings and also gave up two runs. Combined, he accumulated 14 innings, 12 hits, four runs, three walks and 14 strikeouts, finishing the series with a 2.51 ERA.

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Strasburg gave the team a shot at a World Series title with 25 outs on Tuesday to force Game 7. He also became the first pitcher to finish a postseason 5-0 following the Nationals' title win.

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The 31-year-old pitcher finishes the postseason with 30 hits, nine runs (1.98 ERA), four walks and 47 strikeouts.