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Micah Owings Wins Silver Slugger Award

Micah Owings Wins Silver Slugger Award

Unsurprisingly, Micah Owings won the award for the league's best hitting pitcher after leading the Arizona Diamondbacks in both batting average and slugging average. This Silver Slugger Award has led to speculation that Owings could be used as a two-way player next year.

Not since Luis Gonzalez' 57-homer season in 2001 had an Arizona Diamondback come away with a Silver Slugger Award before rookie Micah Owings came away with the hardware this season. Owings went 20-for-60 (.333), with 12 of those 20 hits going for extra bases. He clubbed two homers in one game and tied a franchise record with three doubles in his final start of the season. "He's got as much... Recommended Stories

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