The Dominican equaled Bryce Harper’s franchise record with 130 walks in the same season.
The impressive second half of the campaign Juan Soto He continues to add achievements and feats, and they have put him squarely in the conversation for the National League MVP.
The Dominican player equaled the mark for the most transfers in a season for a player from the Washington Nationals (2005-Present).
The record is now shared with Bryce Harper, who, like him, is in the running for the National League Most Valuable Player award.
The mark for a season is held by Barry bonds with 232 in the 2004 season at 39 years of age.
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Soto (.321) is also fully involved in the fight for the batting lead in the Old Circuit with his teammate Trea turner (.318) who is now a member of the Los Angeles Dodgers.
The outfielder reached base in all his at-bats in the game against the Miami Marlins and with two walks he was only a triple from hitting for the cycle, getting his 27th home run of the season on the day.
The Nationals player accumulates 130 transfers in the season, the second most in history for a player 22 years or younger, only surpassed by Ted Williams (147 in 1941).
In addition, since 1901 only Williams (54 games) have reached base at least four times in the most games before turning 23, with the Dominican doing so 49 times.
The Washington Nationals defeated the Miami Marlins 7-5 and Soto has 10 games left on the season to beat the franchise record.