Who is your MLB team’s unsung hero so far this season

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The 2018 MLB season is nearing the finish line, and for each team, there has been a player who has stepped up this year, without getting much notice.

With the 2018 MLB season inching ever so close to the month of September, it is always good to take a look at some players who are flying under the radar while producing for their ballclub. From relievers, to starters, to everyday players, these men just go about their business every day and make things happen for their team.

In this piece, we look at one player from each MLB team that has gone as the unsung hero of their club this season, giving them the spotlight for once. Here are those 30 players.

All statistics courtesy of Baseball Reference. All records as of August 13 prior to start of play.

Arizona Diamondbacks: David Peralta

The Arizona Diamondbacks are currently in first place in the NL West, and while the lead is only one game, they have the staying power to be there at the end of the regular season. They are getting solid contributions up and down their lineup, but one guy who has been irreplaceable this season has been David Peralta.

Originally a pitcher when he started his professional baseball journey, Peralta had to go the Independent League route to get back with an organization. Since coming to the Diamondbacks in 2013, he has worked himself into being a solid left fielder for Arizona, and is currently putting together his best season as a pro.

Peralta is batting over .300 for the second time in the last three seasons, and already has set a new career-high in home runs with 21. He has been an extra-base hit machine for the D-Backs, racking up 23 doubles as well this season, serving as one of the most important bats on one of the deepest lineups in the NL West.