Dodger Blast: Silver Sluggers

Thank you to my friend David E., one of the truest Dodger fans around, for the quick scoop:


Dodgers outfielders Matt Kemp and Andre Ethier received Silver Slugger honors on Thursday, signifying that they are considered the best hitters at their positions. It was the first such honor for both players.

Kemp’s offensive credentials included career-highs with 26 homers, 101 RBIs, 97 runs scored and 52 walks. Ethier established career-highs with 31 homers, 42 doubles, 106 RBIs, 72 walks and 92 runs. Ethier also had a flair for the dramatic as he led the Major Leagues with six walk-off hits, including an MLB-leading four walk-off homers.


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