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Beltre a Finalist for Hank Aaron Award

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Beltre a Finalist for Hank Aaron Award

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CLEVELAND, OH - AUGUST 31: Adrian Beltre #29 celebrates in the dugout after scoring on a single by David Murphy #7 of the Texas Rangers during the third inning against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive on August 31, 2012 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Texas Rangers third basebman Adrian Beltre has been named a finalist for the 2013 Hank Aaron Award.

The award recognizes the most outstanding offensive performers in each league.

For the fourth straight year, a special panel of Hall of Fame players led by Hank Aaron, will join fans in voting for the award. 

Beltre fans can vote online at and or any club site, including

Beltre led the American League with 199 hits while batting .315, fourth in the A.L., with 30 home runs and 92 RBI. He also placed among the A.L. leaders in multi-hit games (T2nd, 58), total bases (5th, 321), slugging (8th, .509), and home runs (T8th).

The other finalists are:

American League 
Baltimore Orioles, Chris Davis
Boston Red Sox, David Ortiz
Chicago White Sox, Alexei Ramirez
Cleveland Indians, Jason Kipnis
Detroit Tigers, Miguel Cabrera
Houston Astros, Jason Castro
Kansas City Royals, Eric Hosmer
LA Angels of Anaheim, Mike Trout
Minnesota Twins, Joe Mauer
New York Yankees, Robinson Cano
Oakland Athletics, Josh Donaldson
Seattle Mariners, Kendrys Morales
Tampa Bay Rays, Evan Longoria
Toronto Blue Jays, Edwin Encarnacion

National League
Arizona Diamondbacks, Paul Goldschmidt
Atlanta Braves, Freddie Freeman
Chicago Cubs, Nate Schierholtz
Cincinnati Reds, Jay Bruce
Colorado Rockies, Michael Cuddyer
Los Angeles Dodgers, Hanley Ramirez
Miami Marlins, Giancarlo Stanton
Milwaukee Brewers, Carlos Gomez
New York Mets, David Wright
Philadelphia Phillies, Domonic Brown
Pittsburgh Pirates, Andrew McCutchen
St. Louis Cardinals, Matt Carpenter
San Diego Padres, Will Venable
San Francisco Giants, Hunter Pence
Washington Nationals, Jayson Werth

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