Astros’ Bregman, Greinke and Springer win Silver Slugger Awards

Twins' Mitch Garver, Nelson Cruz win Silver Slugger awards

It is hard to have expected more out of catcher J.T. Realmuto in his first season with the Philadelphia Phillies. According to FanGraphs.com, he ranked second in the National League in Wins Above Replacement (6.8).

Cruz, 39, played in 120 games and hit.311 (141-for-454) with 26 doubles, 41 home runs, 108 RBI, 81 runs scored, 56 walks and a 1.031 OPS - the best of his 15-year career and matching the Twins all-time record. Additionally, his 17 total zone runs as catcher was a league-best mark.

Anthony Rendon was honored as the Louisville Slugger Silver Slugger Award victor for National League third baseman on Thursday night. Other AL winners were Yankees second baseman D.J. LeMahieu, Cleveland first baseman Carlos Santana and Angels outfielder Mike Trout.

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Each of the 18 winning players will take home a three-foot-tall, beautifully crafted Silver Slugger Award trophy from Louisville Slugger to honor their achievements.

The Silver Slugger Award is considered the top offensive award in the Major League Baseball.

Brewers outfielder Christian Yelich won his second straight Silver Slugger award as one of the top three offensive outfielders in the National League selected in a vote by the league's coaches and managers. He is set to enter arbitration this offseason, but both sides could avoid that entirely with a contract extension - of which he surely deserves.

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