The Silver Slugger is awarded to the best offensive players at each position in each league.

The National League honors go to (C) Yadier Molina – St. Louis Cardinals, (1b) Paul Goldscmidt – Arizona Diamondbacks, (2b) Matt Carpenter – St. Louis Cardinals, (SS) Ian Desmond – Washington Nationals, (3b) Pedro Alvarez – Pittsburgh Pirates( LF) Michael Cuddyer – Colorado Rockies, (CF) Andrew McCutchen – Pittsburgh Pirates, (RF) Jay Bruce– Cincinnati Reds, (P) Zack Greinke – Los Angeles Dodgers

The American League honors go to (C) Joe Mauer – Minnesota Twins, (1b) Chris Davis – Baltimore Orioles, (2b) Robinson Cano – New York Yankees, (SS) J.J. Hardy – Baltimore Orioles, (3b) Miguel Cabrera – Detroit Tigers,  (LF) Mike Trout – Los Angeles Angels,  (CF) Adam Jones – Baltimore Orioles, (LF) Torii Hunter – Detroit Tigers, (DH) David Ortiz – Boston Red Sox

Here’s how the players stack up statistically.

The National League Winners:

NL Silver Sluggers

The American League Winners:

AL Silver Slugger Award Winners

 

 

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