Molina, Carpenter Win Sliver Slugger Award

Aug 25, 2013; St. Louis, MO, USA; St. Louis Cardinals second baseman Matt Carpenter (13) slides safely into third as Atlanta Braves third baseman Paul Janish (4) tries to handle the throw during the sixth inning at Busch Stadium. Atlanta defeated St. Louis 5-2. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports

Aug 25, 2013; St. Louis, MO, USA; St. Louis Cardinals second baseman Matt Carpenter (13) slides safely into third as Atlanta Braves third baseman Paul Janish (4) tries to handle the throw during the sixth inning at Busch Stadium. Atlanta defeated St. Louis 5-2. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports

Yadier Molina and Matt Carpenter have both won the NL Sliver Slugger award for their positions. This is the first Sliver Slugger award for both Molina and Carpenter.  The Cardinals weren’t the only team in the National League with 2 Sliver Sluggers. The Pittsburgh Pirates had Andrew McCutchen and Pedro Alvarez winning Sliver Slugger awards as well. The Baltimore Orioles had the most with 3 players on the Sliver Sluggers. Here is the complete NL list:

Paul Goldschmidt; Arizona Diamondbacks

Ian Desmond; Washington Nationals

Pedro Alvarez; Pittsburgh Pirates

Andrew McCutchen; Pittsburgh Pirates

Jay Bruce; Cincinnati Reds

Michael Cuddyer; Colorado Rockies

Zack Greinke; Los Angeles Dodgers.

In the American League, the winners were Baltimore first baseman Chris Davis; New York Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano; Baltimore shortstop J.J. Hardy; Detroit third baseman Miguel Cabrera; outfielders Torii Hunter of Detroit, Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels and Adam Jones of Baltimore; designated hitter David Ortiz of Boston and Minnesota catcher Joe Mauer.

 

 

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