First-timers headline 2013 Silver Slugger Award winners
Nine first-timers received a Silver Slugger Award on Wednesday night. Here are the winners.
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):
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)
St. Louis Cardinals
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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