One of the major league season for Silver Slugger award prizes today (12 May) announced that compared to last year, 2 Union 18 times, only 5-peat, winning the first time in 7 people, which presents major reshuffle of the situation.
Silver Slugger Award began in 1980, the winners from the well-known manufacturer Louisville Slugger bat sponsored by the League each team coach and head coach of the selection out. Primarily in recognition of the data on various locations in the offensive players have made significant contributions.
The biggest difference with the past few years, there are several well known players, such as the designated hitter in the American League side David Ortiz, third base Evan Longoria, the guerrilla's Derek Jeter; the League of Nations, such as second baseman Chase Utley, Hanley Ramirez and so is the other guerrilla replaced by a better player performance.
In fact, even the village only 5 tied a record low since 1982, and only one American League catcher Joe Mauer with the Twins village, and the remaining 4 from the League of Nations.
Chuang complete dominance of the players even are (in parentheses is the number of connected Zhuang): Twins catcher Mauer (3), Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols (3), the National third baseman Ryan Zimmerman (2), Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun (3), Warriors catcher Brian McCann (3).