Yelich wins Hank Aaron Award (again)

Yelich led the NL in batting average (.329), on-base percentage (.429), and slugging percentage (.671).

Brewers outfielder Christian Yelich won his second straight Hank Award Award, the league announced Wednesday. The award is given to the best offensive player in each league. Mike Trout won the American League honor.

Yelich led the National League in batting average (.329), and on-base percentage (.429). His 44 home runs were good for fourth in the league. Yelich led the majors in with a .671 slugging percentage.

MLB established the Hank Aaron Award in 1999. It's beginning marked the 25th anniversary of Aaron breaking Babe Ruth's then-career home run record of 714.