Posted by adam20 on August 19th, 2009
Identifying three candidates for the Hank Aaron Award from the Angels’ loaded lineup is a challenge comparable to the one faced by manager Mike Scioscia in deciding which nine boppers to include in his lineup on a given day.
The Angels’ choices, after long deliberation, are Bobby Abreu, Torii Hunter and Kendry Morales. What made this so difficult is the Angels’ remarkable offensive depth, which has enabled the club to lead the Majors in runs scored and batting average while ranking among the leaders in slugging and on-base percentage.
The Hank Aaron Award, presented by Sharp, is awarded annually to the best overall offensive performer in each league, with each club having three nominees. This is the seventh consecutive year that fans have had a voice in selecting the award winners.
Click here to read the full article – By Lyle Spencer of MLB.com