Dodgers rookie shortstop Corey Seager and Angels center fielder Mike Trout were among the 18 players who were chosen for the Silver Slugger Awards, it was announced Thursday by Major League Baseball.
The Silver Slugger is an annual award, sponsored by Louisville Slugger, given to the top hitters at each position in both leagues as voted upon by managers and coaches.
Seager, 22, becomes the first Dodgers shortstop to win a Silver Slugger. He set team records for home runs by a rookie shortstop (26) as well as hits (193), runs (105) and doubles (40) by a rookie. He batted .308 with 56 walks and 72 runs batted in.
Trout, 25, won a Silver Slugger for a fifth...