San Diego right fielder Alex “Javelin” Viramontes captured his second consecutive AEL batting title, finishing the season with an impressive .365 average.
The popular 31 year old veteran hit .389 last year to lead the AEL, and also led the league in slugging pct. and on-base plus slugging (OPS).
This year, in addition to his league-leading average, he led the AEL in on-base percentage, at .456, along with hits, at 118.
With his impressive batting stats, he is heavily favored to take the MVP honors for the AEL this year.