Tatis went 0-for-3 with a pair of strikeouts in Sunday's loss to the Giants.

There was little to play for in the season finale for an underachieving Padres club, but Tatis at least had a chance to prop up his bid for the NL MVP award. Instead, the electrifying youngster continued an end-of-season slide that saw him strike out 15 times over his final 26 at-bats. Tatis' huge numbers -- a .282/.364/.611 slash line, 42 home runs, 97 RBI, 99 runs and 25 stolen bases -- should still earn him plenty of consideration for MVP, but San Diego's second-half freefall and Tatis' underwhelming finish could dampen his credentials in the minds of voters.

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