Major League Baseball announced the Silver Slugger Award winners Thursday, recognizing the top offensive players at each position from both leagues.
Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout took home a Silver Slugger for the seventh time, while DJ LeMahieu unseated Jose Altuve at second base in the American League. Altuve had won five straight.
A number of players earned their first Silver Sluggers on Thursday, including AL MVP candidate Alex Bregman, Atlanta Braves superstar Ronald Acuna Jr., and Los Angeles Dodgers slugger Cody Bellinger.
Here’s a complete list of award winners at each position:
Winner: Mitch Garver, Twins (1st Silver Slugger)
AL First Base
Winner: Carlos Santana, Indians (1st)
AL Second Base
Winner: DJ LeMahieu, Yankees (1st)
AL Third Base
Winner: Alex Bregman, Astros (1st)
Winner: Xander Bogaerts, Red Sox (3rd)
Winners: Mike Trout, Angels (7th)
George Springer, Astros (2nd)
Mookie Betts, Red Sox (3rd)
AL Designated Hitter
Winner: Nelson Cruz, Twins (3rd)
Winner: J.T. Realmuto, Phillies (2nd)
NL First Base
Winner: Freddie Freeman, Braves (1st)
NL Second Base
Winner: Ozzie Albies, Braves (1st)
NL Third Base
Winner: Anthony Rendon, Nationals (2nd)
Winner: Trevor Story, Rockies (2nd)
Winners: Cody Bellinger, Dodgers (1st)
Christian Yelich, Brewers (3rd)
Ronald Acuna Jr., Braves (1st)
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Winner: Zack Greinke, Diamondbacks/Astros (2nd)
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