First-timers headline 2013 Silver Slugger Award winners

Zack Greinke hit .328/.409/.379 in 2013.
Zack Greinke hit .328/.409/.379 in 2013. (USATSI)

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MLB's awards season continued on Wednesday night, as the Silver Slugger Award was handed out in both leagues. Silver Sluggers are given to the best offensive player at each position as voted on by the game's coaches and managers. Here are the 2013 winners (career Silver Sluggers in parentheses):

AMERICAN LEAGUE

C - Joe Mauer , Minnesota Twins (5)
1B - Chris Davis , Baltimore Orioles (1)
2B - Robinson Cano , New York Yankees (5)
SS - J.J. Hardy , Orioles (1)
3B - Miguel Cabrera , Detroit Tigers (5)
OF - Mike Trout , Los Angeles Angels (2)
OF - Adam Jones , Orioles (1)
OF - Torii Hunter , Tigers (2)
DH - David Ortiz , Boston Red Sox (6)

NATIONAL LEAGUE

C - Yadier Molina , St. Louis Cardinals (1)
1B - Paul Goldschmidt , Arizona Diamondbacks (1)
2B - Matt Carpenter , Carpenter (1)
SS - Ian Desmond , Washington Nationals (2)
3B - Pedro Alvarez , Pittsburgh Pirates (1)
OF - Michael Cuddyer , Colorado Rockies (1)
OF - Andrew McCutchen , Pirates (2)
OF - Jay Bruce , Cincinnati Reds (2)
P - Zack Greinke , Los Angeles Dodgers (1)

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Mike Axisa joined CBS Sports in 2013. He has been a member of the BBWAA since 2015 and has previously written about both fantasy baseball and real life baseball for MLBTradeRumors.com, FanGraphs.com, RotoAuthority.com,... Full Bio

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