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Beltre a Finalist for Hank Aaron Award



    Texas Rangers third baseman 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