Royals' Eric Hosmer named American League's 2017 Louisville Silver Slugger Award victor

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Royals' Eric Hosmer named American League's 2017 Louisville Silver Slugger Award winner

Springer, the World Series MVP, hit.283 this season with 112 runs scored, 29 doubles, 34 home runs - a career-high - and posted an.889 OPS in 140 games.

Upton is the eighth Angels outfielder to win the award and is in good company with the likes of Reggie Jackson, Tim Salmon, Darin Erstad, Garret Anderson, Vlad Guerrero, Torii Hunter and of course, Mike Trout.

Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright has been named the 2017 Louisville Silver Slugger Award victor. Only Edgar, who was 37 when he collected a league-leading 145 RBI for the Mariners in 2000, has been older when leading the AL outright in RBI.

Cruz led the Mariners in games, runs, home runs, RBIs, walks, on-base percentage, slugging, OPS and extra-base hits. He set career-bests in RBI, walks and on-base percentage.

While Bryce Harper, Ryan Zimmerman and Anthony Rendon made compelling cases at their positions, Blackmon, Giancarlo Stanton and Marcell Ozuna beat out Harper in the outfield, while Paul Goldschmidt and Nolan Arenado took home the awards at first and third. He is one of 10 in club history with multiple 100-RBI seasons.

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Silver Slugger award winners are determined by a vote of Major League Baseball managers and coaches.

October 31: Outrighted RHP Casey Lawrence to AAA Tacoma.

November 3: Claimed SS Zach Vincej off waivers from Cincinnati.

Wainwright becomes the first Cardinals pitcher since Jason Marquis in 2005 to win the award.

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