Zach Plesac’s innings total reached a new high in 2021, but so did his ERA
McKenzie gave Cleveland exactly what was needed in 2021, and that was awfully valuable
Injuries shortened a new look for Aaron Civale in 2021
Shane Bieber was barely able to top his innings total from 2020, but when he was available he was still great
The midseason acquisition earned fans with excellent fielding and consistent batting
The big man crushed dingers and made us smile. He’s the core of the Guardians lineup and key to their future success.
Where will he land next year on the field? In our hearts?
The third-best player for Cleveland year was a pitcher who rose from the ashes of a five-alarm fire in the rotation
The second-best player for Cleveland this year was a reliever, and somehow he’s poised to get even better
There was never a doubt
Who was the Guardians’ best player of 2021? You decide.