2023 MLB Silver Slugger nominees

By Samantha Stephensen

The Silver Slugger is MLB’s top award for offensive production at each position

On Thursday Major League Baseball announced the finalists for the 2023 Silver Slugger awards. The Silver Slugger is awarded to the player voted the top hitter at each position in each league. In the first round, three finalists are announced at each position. 

The finalists and winners are determined by a polling of major-league managers and coaches

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American League

1B: Triston Casas, Red Sox; Yandy Díaz, Rays; Nathaniel Lowe, Rangers; Spencer Torkelson, Tigers
2B: Brandon Drury, Angels; Marcus Semien, Rangers; Gleyber Torres, Yankees
3B: Alex Bregman, Astros; Rafael Devers, Red Sox; Isaac Paredes, Rays; José Ramírez, Guardians
SS: J.P. Crawford, Mariners; Corey Seager, Rangers; Bobby Witt Jr., Royals
OF: Randy Arozarena, Rays; Adolis García, Rangers; Aaron Judge, Yankees; Luis Robert Jr., White Sox; Julio Rodríguez, Mariners;
Anthony Santander, Orioles; Kyle Tucker, Astros
C: Salvador Perez, Royals; Cal Raleigh, Mariners; Adley Rutschman, Orioles
DH: Yordan Alvarez, Astros; Shohei Ohtani, Angels
UT: Brandon Drury, Angels; Gunnar Henderson, Orioles; Isaac Paredes, Rays; Whit Merrifield, Blue Jays

National League

1B: Pete Alonso, Mets; Freddie Freeman, Dodgers; Matt Olson, Braves
2B: Ozzie Albies, Braves; Luis Arraez, Marlins; Ketel Marte, Diamondbacks
3B: Nolan Arenado, Cardinals; Manny Machado, Padres; Max Muncy, Dodgers; Austin Riley, Braves
SS: Xander Bogaerts, Padres; Francisco Lindor, Mets; Dansby Swanson, Cubs; Trea Turner, Phillies
OF: Ronald Acuña Jr., Braves; Mookie Betts, Dodgers; Cody Bellinger, Cubs; Corbin Carroll, Diamondbacks; Kyle Schwarber, Phillies; Juan Soto, Padres; Seiya Suzuki, Cubs
C: William Contreras, Brewers; Sean Murphy, Braves; J.T. Realmuto, Phillies; Will Smith, Dodgers
DH: Bryce Harper, Phillies; J.D. Martinez, Dodgers; Marcell Ozuna, Braves; Jorge Soler, Marlins
UT: Cody Bellinger, Cubs; Mookie Betts, Dodgers; Ha-Seong Kim, Padres; Spencer Steer, Reds

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