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David Ortiz wins Silver Slugger Award

Posted by Matt Pepin, Boston.com Staff  November 6, 2013 06:17 PM

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Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz won his sixth Silver Slugger Award Wednesday. Baseball bat-maker Louisville Slugger announced the winners for 2013 during an awards show on MLB Network.

Ortiz, the MVP of the World Series, hit .309 with 160 hits, 30 home runs, and 103 RBIs in the 2013 regular season. He hit .353 in the playoffs with 5 homers and 13 RBIs.

The awards are voted on by managers and coaches -- who can't vote for players on their own team -- for the best offensive players at each position.

The award winners by league and position:

American League
1B  – Chris Davis, Baltimore Orioles
2B  – Robinson Cano, New York Yankees
3B  – Miguel Cabrera, Detroit Tigers
SS  – J.J. Hardy, Baltimore Orioles
OF  – Mike Trout, L.A. Angels
OF  – Torii Hunter, Detroit Tigers
OF  – Adam Jones, Baltimore Orioles
C   – Joe Mauer, Minnesota Twins
DH – David Ortiz, Boston Red Sox
 
National League
1B  – Paul Goldschmidt, Arizona Diamondbacks
2B  – Matt Carpenter, St. Louis Cardinals
3B  – Pedro Alvarez, Pittsburgh Pirates
SS  – Ian Desmond, Washington Nationals
OF  – Andrew McCutchen, Pittsburgh Pirates
OF  – Michael Cuddyer, Colorado Rockies
OF  – Jay Bruce, Cincinnati Reds
C   –  Yadier Molina, St. Louis Cardinals
P   – Zack Greinke, Los Angeles Dodgers

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