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Martinez becomes first player to win Silver Slugger at two different positions


Martinez becomes first player to win Silver Slugger at two different positions

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09 Nov 2018, 06:35 IST

J.D. Martinez

Boston Red Sox celebrity J.D. Martinez made historical past through turning into the first player to win a Silver Slugger at two different positions in the similar yr.

The 31-year-old took house the award because the American League designated hitter and as an outfielder on Thursday.

Martinez made 57 appearances within the outfield for Boston this season and he served because the designated hitter in 93 video games.

Meanwhile, six avid gamers gained their first Silver Slugger whilst the Cleveland Indians, Red Sox, Colorado Rockies and Arizona Diamondbacks all had more than one winners.

Here is your complete record of the 2018 Silver Slugger Award winners:

American League

Catcher: Salvador Perez, Royals (2d occupation)
First base: Jose Abreu, White Sox (2d occupation)
Second base:  Jose Altuve, Astros (5th occupation)
Shortstop: Francisco Lindor, Indians (2d occupation)
Third base: Jose Ramirez, Indians (2d occupation)
Outfield: Mookie Betts, Red Sox (2d occupation)
Outfield: Mike Trout, Angels (6th occupation)
Outfield and DH: J.D. Martinez (2d and 3rd occupation)

National League

Catcher: J.T. Realmuto, Marlins (first occupation)
First base: Paul Goldschmidt, Diamondbacks (fourth occupation)
Second base: Javier Baez, Cubs (first occupation)
Shortstop: Trevor Story, Rockies (first occupation)
Third base: Nolan Arenado, Rockies (fourth occupation)
Outfield: Christian Yelich, Brewers (2d occupation)
Outfield: David Peralta, Diamondbacks (first occupation)
Outfield: Nick Markakis, Braves (first occupation)
Pitcher: German Marquez, Rockies (first occupation)

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