This year’s Silver Slugger Award winners are being unveiled tonight during a one-hour special on MLB Network.
The Silver Slugger Award is given annually to the best offensive player at each position in the American League and National League and is voted on by coaches and managers. We’ll run the winners down here as they are announced.
Third base: Miguel Cabrera, Tigers
Outfield: Mike Trout, Angels; Josh Hamilton, Rangers; Josh Willingham, Twins
Catcher: A.J. Pierzynski, White Sox
First base: Prince Fielder, Tigers
Shortstop: Derek Jeter, Yankees
Second base: Robinson Cano, Yankees
Designated hitter: Billy Butler, Royals
Third base: Chase Headley, Padres
Outfield: Andrew McCutchen, Pirates; Jay Bruce, Reds; Ryan Braun, Brewers
Catcher: Buster Posey, Giants
First base: Adam LaRoche, Nationals
Shortstop: Ian Desmond, Nationals
Second base: Aaron Hill, Diamondbacks
Pitcher: Stephen Strasburg, Nationals