Corey Seager

Dodgers' Seager, Angels' Upton win Silver Slugger awards

Dodgers' Seager, Angels' Upton win Silver Slugger awards

Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager and Angels left fielder Justin Upton each won a Silver Slugger award on Thursday.

The award honors the best offensive player at each position, as voted by managers and coaches in each league.

Seager won the National League Silver Slugger award for the second time in two seasons as the Dodgers’ shortstop. He batted .295 with 22 home runs.

Seager hit 26 home runs last year. In the 134-year history of the franchise, only one other shortstop has hit 20 home runs: Glenn Wright in 1930.

Upton won his third Silver Slugger award. He hit .273 with 35 home runs, including seven in 27 games after the Angels acquired him from the Detroit Tigers...

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