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Associated Press, Published November 06 2013

Twins catcher Mauer wins his fifth Silver Slugger award

NEW YORK – Minnesota Twins catcher Joe Mauer won his fifth Silver Slugger award as the top hitter at his position in a vote by major league managers and coaches.

World Series MVP David Ortiz has won his sixth Silver Slugger award as the top designated hitter.

Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano and Detroit third baseman Miguel Cabrera were selected for the fifth time.

Silver Slugger awards are given to the top offensive player at each position in the American and National Leagues. They were handed out Wednesday night.