Snell's Rays beat Giolito's White Sox 5-1 in Game 1, 3-2 in Game 2 and 6-0 in Game 3 in the best-of-five championship series. The three-inning games were televised on ESPN.
The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Suncoast will receive a $25,000 donation thanks to Snell's championship victory. In addition, MLB, the players' association and Sony donated $5,000 on behalf of each participating player to a Boys & Girls Club affiliate in his team's community.
Snell tweeted, "I NEEED IT SO BAD" after his victory.
The Rays also congratulated Snell on Twitter by raising a virtual banner in his honor.
Raise the banner. pic.twitter.com/Nlb2xJX7Vp— Tampa Bay Rays (@RaysBaseball) May 3, 2020
Players from all 30 teams competed in the league, which featured a 29-game regular season. Each player streamed his games online from his individual Twitch or YouTube account.
The other awards:
Best Reaction: Rhys Hoskins, Philadelphia Phillies; and Cole Tucker, Pittsburgh Pirates. During their game against each other, Tucker vowed to Hoskins he would name his first-born child after the Phillies' outfielder if he homered in his next at-bat. Hoskins proceeded to homer on the next pitch.
Best Cameo: Gallo, who hit 13 homers with 26 RBIs using himself in the game.