Is there a Silver Slugger award for pitchers?

Only National League pitchers receive a Silver Slugger Award; lineups in the American League include the designated hitter, who replaces the pitcher in the batting order, so the designated hitter receives the award instead.

Who has won the most Silver Slugger Awards?

Barry Bonds has won 12 Silver Slugger Awards, the most of any player at any position.

Who won the 2021 Silver Slugger?

MLB Silver Slugger awards 2021: Shohei Ohtani wins first honor; Braves have four winners. Major League Baseball announced the winners of the 2021 Silver Slugger Awards on Thursday night.

How many Silver Sluggers are there?

Home run record-holder Barry Bonds won twelve Silver Slugger Awards in his career as an outfielder, the most of any player.

Silver Slugger Award
League Major League Baseball
Awarded for Best offensive player at each position in the American League and National League

What is a Silver Slugger Award in MLB?

Given out since 1980, the Silver Slugger recognizes the best offensive players at each position in each league. The winners are voted upon by Major League managers and coaches, who are unable to vote for players on their own teams.   Explore Silver Slugger Awards by Year.

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Who has the most Gold Gloves as a catcher?

Iván Rodríguez has won the most Gold Gloves at catcher, with 13; all were won with the Texas Rangers or the Detroit Tigers (both American League teams), though Rodríguez has played in both leagues.

Who won the AL Silver Slugger?

Award season continues to be kind to the 2021 Toronto Blue Jays. In the latest set of Major League Baseball honors, three Blue Jays took home Silver Slugger Awards. Vladimir Guerrero Jr. won the award for American League first basemen, Marcus Semien for AL 2B, and Teoscar Hernández in the outfield.

Who won the NL Silver Slugger?

NL winner: Fernando Tatis Jr., Padres (second win)

This win gives Tatis two Silver Sluggers, making him one of five players (joining Ronald Acuña Jr., Mike Trout, Fernando Valenzuela and Juan Soto) to win multiple Silver Sluggers before the age of 23 (age as of the last day of the regular season).

Who won the 2021 MVP MLB?

Shohei Ohtani wins 2021 AL MVP

And having been named the winners of 2021’s Most Valuable Player Awards in the American League and National League, respectively, by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America on Thursday night on MLB Network, they know a bit about living up to it.

Who are the Silver Slugger finalists?

Four Dodgers have been named finalists for 2021 Silver Slugger Awards. Max Muncy, Trea Turner, Will Smith and Justin Turner have all been named finalists for the award honoring baseball’s top offensive players — though not all at their primary positions.

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What is Silver Slugger based on?

Silver Slugger Award winners are decided by votes from the manager and three coaches of each MLB team. Votes are based on a combination of statistical production as well as the managers’ and coaches’ general impressions of a player’s overall offensive value.

What is a Gold Glove in baseball?

November is awards season for Major League Baseball, and on Sunday night things got kicked off as the league revealed the winners for the 2021 Gold Glove Awards. … Given out since 1957, the Gold Glove honors the best defenders at each position in each league.