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Vladimir Guerrero wins Silver Slugger; Dodgers, Angels shut out

November 11, 2010 |  4:16 pm

Vladimir Guerrero, who helped propel the Texas Rangers into their first World Series after the Angels let him go in free agency, was selected as the designated hitter on the annual Silver Slugger team announced Thursday.

The Silver Slugger is awarded to the top offensive player at each position, as selected by managers and coaches in each league. Guerrero won his eighth Silver Slugger, after winning three with the Montreal Expos (1999, 2000, 2002) and four with the Angels (2004-07).

The winners:


1B – Miguel Cabrera, Detroit Tigers
2B – Robinson Cano, New York Yankees
3B – Adrian Beltre, Boston Red Sox
SS – Alexei Ramirez, Chicago White Sox
OF – Jose Bautista, Toronto Blue Jays
OF – Carl Crawford, Tampa Bay Rays
OF – Josh Hamilton, Texas Rangers
C   – Joe Mauer, Minnesota Twins
DH - Vladimir Guerrero, Texas Rangers


1B – Albert Pujols, St. Louis Cardinals
2B – Dan Uggla, Florida Marlins
3B – Ryan Zimmerman, Washington Nationals
SS – Troy Tulowitzki, Colorado Rockies
OF – Ryan Braun, Milwaukee Brewers
OF – Carlos Gonzalez, Colorado Rockies
OF – Matt Holliday, St. Louis Cardinals
C   – Brian McCann, Atlanta Braves
P   – Yovani Gallardo, Milwaukee Brewers

-- Bill Shaikin