Blue Jays catcher Alejandro Kirk wins 1st career Silver Slugger award


Alejandro Kirk is a Silver Slugger for the primary time of his career.

The Toronto Blue Jays catcher gained the award on Thursday evening, capping off a career-best season.

The Silver Slugger is the highest offensive award in Major League Baseball, with the season’s greatest gamers at every place chosen in a vote by coaches and managers of their respective leagues.

Kirk had a .285 batting common with 14 house runs, 59 runs, and 63 runs batted in.

The 24-year-old Kirk additionally made his first all-star look this season.

Toronto had six gamers nominated for the award, however solely Kirk gained.

Outfielders Teoscar Hernandez and George Springer in addition to first baseman Vladimir Guerrero Jr., shortstop Bo Bichette, and third baseman Matt Chapman had been the Blue Jays’ different nominees.


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