Todd Frazier gets the White Sox a postseason award
CHICAGO – The 2016 season wouldn’t come and go without a member of the White Sox winning a postseason award.
Todd Frazier took care of that not only with his actions on the field but his attitude of it.
This week the White Sox third baseman was named the Major League Baseball Players Alumni’s pick for their annual “Heart and Hustle Award.”
Given by the organization since 2005, the award recognized the player “who not only excels on the field, but also “best embodies the values, spirits and traditions of baseball.” Players are nominated by the team’s alumni and then voted on by the MLBPAA.
Frazier is the first White Sox player to win the award and the second to do so in Chicago, joining the Cubs’ Anthony Rizzo who won the honor in 2015.
In his first season with in Chicago, Frazier led the White Sox by driving in 40 homers with 98 RBIs.