Shane Bieber who was only named to the American League All-Star roster on Friday as a replacement player has now been named as the All-Star Game MVP.
Bieber put on a quite show for his hometown fans Tuesday.
Shane Bieber started the season as our 5th starter.
Tonight, he was named MVP of the #AllStarGame.
— Cleveland Guardians (@CleGuardians) July 10, 2019
Bieber delighted Cleveland fans by striking out the side in his only inning of work. He needed just 19 pitches to sit down Willson Contreras, Ketel Marte, and Ronald Acuna Jr. in order during the fifth inning of the AL’s 4-3 victory.
— Cleveland Indians (@Indians) July 10, 2019
“I didn’t really know what to think,” Bieber said after the AL’s 4-3 victory. “Kind of lost all feeling in my body. But it’s an incredible feeling now, now that it’s kind of sinking in. Just to be able to do it in front of the home crowd and my first All-Star Game is definitely not something I expected, especially being added to the game five days ago.”
“You know, I can’t really thank the fans enough for creating that moment for me and making it really special.”