JD Martinez has made history.
The 31-year-old Red Sox star became the first player ever to win a Silver Slugger at two different positions in the same year Thursday. Martinez took home the award as the American League designated hitter and as an outfielder.
Martinez made 57 appearances in the outfield for Boston this season and he served as the designated hitter in 93 games.
Meanwhile, six players received their first Silver Slugger while the Indians, Red Sox, Rockies and Diamondbacks all had multiple winners.
Here’s the complete list of the 2018 Silver Slugger Award winners:
Catcher: Salvador Perez, Royals (second career)
First base: Jose Abreu, White Sox (second career)
Second base: Jose Altuve, Astros (fifth career)
Shortstop: Francisco Lindor, Indians (second career)
Third base: Jose Ramírez, Indians (second career)
Outfield: Mookie Betts, Red Sox (second career)
Outfield: Mike Trout, Angels (sixth career)
Outfield and DH: J.D. Martinez (second and third career)
MLB announces 2018 Gold Glove Awards: Red Sox, Braves with three winners each
Catcher: J.T. Realmuto, Marlins (first career)
First base: Paul Goldschmidt, Diamondbacks (fourth career)
Second base: Javier Baez, Cubs (first career)
Shortstop: Trevor Story, Rockies (first career)
Third base: Nolan Arenado, Rockies (fourth career)
Outfield: Christian Yelich, Brewers (second career)
Outfield: David Peralta, Diamondbacks (first career)
Outfield: Nick Markakis, Braves (first career)
Pitcher: German Marquez, Rockies (first career)
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