Silver Slugger winners: Martinez 1st to claim 2 awards in same season
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Major League Baseball announced the Silver Slugger awards Thursday, recognizing the top offensive players at each position from both leagues.

In a surprising announcement, Boston Red Sox slugger J.D. Martinez won the award in two different categories - outfield and designated hitter - and is the first to do so in MLB history.

AL Catcher

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Winner: Salvador Perez, Royals (2nd Silver Slugger)

GP HR AVG/OBP/SLG OPS wRC+
129 27 .235/.274/.439 .713 89

AL First Base

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Winner: Jose Abreu, White Sox (2nd)

GP HR AVG/OBP/SLG OPS wRC+
128 22 .265/.325/.473 .798 114

AL Second Base

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Winner: Jose Altuve, Astros (5th)

GP HR AVG/OBP/SLG OPS wRC+
137 13 .316/.386/.451 .837 135

AL Third Base

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Winner: Jose Ramirez, Indians (2nd)

GP HR AVG/OBP/SLG OPS wRC+
157 39 .270/.387/.552 .939 146

AL Shortstop

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Winner: Francisco Lindor, Indians (2nd)

GP HR AVG/OBP/SLG OPS wRC+
158 38 .277/.352/.519 .871 130

AL Outfielders

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Winner: Mookie Betts, Red Sox (2nd)
Mike Trout, Angels (6th)
J.D. Martinez, Red Sox (2nd)

PLAYER GP HR AVG/OBP/SLG OPS wRC+
Mookie Betts 136 32 .346/.438/.640 1.078 185
Mike Trout 140 39 .312/.460/.628 1.088 191
J.D. Martinez 150 43 .330/.402/.629 1.031 170

AL Designated Hitter

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Winner: J.D. Martinez, Red Sox (3rd, including 2018 award for OF)

GP HR AVG/OBP/SLG OPS wRC+
150 43 .330/.402/.629 1.031 170

NL Catcher

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Winner: J.T. Realmuto, Marlins (1st)

GP HR AVG/OBP/SLG OPS wRC+
125 21 .277/.340/.484 .825 126

NL First Base

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Winner: Paul Goldschmidt, Diamondbacks (4th)

GP HR AVG/OBP/SLG OPS wRC+
158 33 .290/.389/.533 .922 145

NL Second Base

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Winner: Javier Baez, Cubs (1st)

GP HR AVG/OBP/SLG OPS wRC+
160 34 .290/.326/.554 .881 131

NL Third Base

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Winner: Nolan Arenado, Rockies (4th)

GP HR AVG/OBP/SLG OPS wRC+
156 38 .297/.374/.561 .935 132

NL Shortstop

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Winner: Trevor Story, Rockies (1st)

GP HR AVG/OBP/SLG OPS wRC+
157 37 .291/.348/.567 .914 127

NL Outfielders

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Winner: Christian Yelich, Brewers (2nd)
David Peralta, Diamondbacks (1st)
Nick Markakis, Braves (1st)

PLAYER GP HR AVG/OBP/SLG OPS wRC+
Christian Yelich 147 36 .326/.402/.598 1.000 166
David Peralta 146 30 .293/.352/.516 .868 130
Nick Markakis 162 14 .297/.366/.440 .806 114

NL Pitcher

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Winner: German Marquez, Rockies (1st)

GP HR AVG/OBP/SLG OPS wRC+
31 1 .300/.300/.350 .650 60
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