Cardinals’ Matt Carpenter Nominated For Hank Aaron Award


Fans of the St. Louis Cardinals have until Sunday to vote for Matt Carpenter as MLB’s Hank Aaron Award winner.

Carpenter was the team’s nominee for the 16th annual award given to the top offensive player in each league. Fan votes will be counted alongside those of a special panel of Hall of Famers.

Carpenter was the St. Louis Cardinals nominee for the 16th annual Hank Aaron Award, given to the top offensive player in each league.

This season Carpenter had a batting average of .272; an on-base percentage and a slugging percentage of .375 in 709 plate appearances. He walked a career high 95 times. He had 162 hits, including 33 doubles, two triples, eight home runs and 59 RBI. He has a WAR of 3.

The panel, led by Hank Aaron, includes Hall of Famers Roberto Alomar, Johnny Bench, Paul Molitor, Eddie Murray, Frank Thomas and Robin Yount, all personally chosen by Aaron to help select the winners.

The winners  will be awarded during the World Series.

Voters will be allowed to vote for one player in each league and may vote 10 times per day. Voting ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on Sunday, Oct. 5.

So, get to voting for Matt Carpenter right here!