Mookie Betts, J.D. Martinez Win Silver Slugger Awards After Stellar Seasons

The Boston Red Sox featured one of the most potent lineups in all of baseball this past season, and two of their stars were recognized Thursday for their efforts at the plate in 2018.

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Friday December 14, 2018

The New England Patriots’ injury report entering Sunday’s matchup with the Pittsburgh Steelers features exactly zero players. Cornerback Stephon Gilmore and tight end Dwayne Allen both were removed from the report Friday, indicating the Patriots at full health heading into their Week 15 rivalry game. Allen is set to return to action for the first […]

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After leading @MLB in batting average, @RedSox OF @mookiebetts takes home his second career #SilverSlugger. pic.twitter.com/uCwmhLvl6y
— Louisville Slugger (@sluggernation) November 8, 2018

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Saturday December 15, 2018

Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons has put together an impressive career in the NBA in a very short period. The 2018 NBA Rookie of the Year wrapped up a superb first season in which he averaged 15.8 points, 8.2 assists and 8.1 rebounds while leading the Sixers to the playoffs. While Simmons’ play took center […]

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In his first year with the @RedSox, @JDMartinez14 brings home his second career #SilverSlugger. Triple Crown threat all year long. pic.twitter.com/cGPq0R3p92
— Louisville Slugger (@sluggernation) November 8, 2018

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Mookie Betts, who recently took home a Gold Glove Award and was named a finalist for the American League MVP Award, put together arguably the best season of his career, boasting a league-leading .346 batting average to go along with 32 home runs and a career-high 129 runs scored.
Betts surely couldn’t have set that career high without J.D. Martinez, who managed to exceed expectations in his first season with the Red Sox. The veteran slugger clubbed 43 home runs — a new franchise record for player’s first year in Boston — while posting a .330 average and a league-leading 130 RBIs. As a result, Martinez made Silver Slugger history by winning the award at two separate positions.

Pokemon Go Trainer Battles: 10 Tips You Need to Know
Friday December 14, 2018

Pokemon Go‘s highly anticipated Trainer Battles have finally been added. If you’re looking to step up your PVP game, you’ve come to the right place. Here are 10 tips and tricks you need to know for Pokemon Go Trainer Battles. 1. Pay Attention to Type Effectiveness Type Effectiveness Chart from TheSilphRoad You should already know […]

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J.D. Martinez is the first player since the inception of the Silver Slugger in 1980 to win the award at two different positions in the same season. Jim Rice would have had a case in 1977 and '78.
— Ian Browne (@IanMBrowne) November 9, 2018

Betts, Martinez and the Red Sox claimed baseball’s ultimate prize by winning the 2018 World Series, but adding a little extra hardware never hurts.