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Carlos Zambrano Wins 2008 Silver Slugger Award

Posted on 16 November 2008 by Lou

Carlos Zambrano won the 2008 Silver Slugger Award for the top hitting pitcher in the Major Leagues. Zambrano hit .337 with 4 home runs and 14 RBI’s. Zambrano hit in 13 straight games at one point during the season, the longest hitting streak in MLB since Wilbur Cooper had a 15-game hitting streak way back in 1924. Zambrano also became the 1st pitcher in MLB history to have an RBI in 8 straight starts when he did that during the months of June and July. This is Zambrano’s 2nd Silver Slugger Award (he won in 2006).

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