Angels’ Mike Trout wins seventh Silver Slugger award

first_img Angels’ Shohei Ohtani spending downtime working in outfield Angels outfielder Mike Trout won the Silver Slugger for the seventh time in his eight full major league seasons on Thursday, extending his franchise record. The previous record-holder was Vladimir Guerrero, with four.The award goes to the top offensive player at each position in each league, as voted by managers and coaches. Trout, 28, beat out the other center fielders in the American League by hitting .291 with 45 homers and a 1.083 OPS.Only two outfielders have won more Silver Sluggers. Barry Bonds won 12 and Manny Ramírez won eight. Trout is tied with Ken Griffey Jr., Tony Gwynn and Guerrero, who won three with the Montreal Expos before joining the Angels.Next Thursday, Trout will find out if he won the American League MVP for the third time. He finished in the top three – along with Houston Astros third baseman Alex Bregman and Oakland A’s shortstop Marcus Semien. Angels’ Mike Trout working on his defense, thanks to Twitter Here is a complete list of this year’s winners:OUTFIELD Jose Suarez’s rocky start sinks Angels in loss to Astros AL winners: Mike Trout, Angels; George Springer, Astros; Mookie Betts, Red SoxNL winners: Cody Bellinger, Dodgers; Ronald Acuña Jr., Braves, Christian Yelich, BrewersFIRST BASEAL winner: Carlos Santana, IndiansNL winner: Freddie Freeman, BravesSECOND BASENL winner: Ozzie Albies, BravesAL winner: DJ LeMahieu, YankeesSHORTSTOPAL winner: Xander Bogaerts, Red SoxNL winner: Trevor Story, RockiesTHIRD BASENL winner: Anthony Rendon, NationalsAL winner: Alex Bregman, AstrosCATCHERAL winner: Mitch Garver, TwinsNL winner: J.T. Realmuto, PhilliesPITCHERWinner: Zack Greinke, DiamondbacksDESIGNATED HITTERWinner: Nelson Cruz, TwinsRelated Articles Angels’ poor pitching spoils an Albert Pujols milestone Angels offense breaks out to split doubleheader with Astros Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Errorlast_img

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