Bryan Reynolds up for major post-season award

Competition for Reynolds to earn Silver Slugger
Bryan Reynolds hitting
Photo credit Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

PITTSBURGH (93.7 The Fan) – Pirates Bryan Reynolds recognized for his outstanding season.

The 26-year-old named a finalist for the NL Silver Slugger Award as one of the seven best offensive outfielders in the National League in 2021.

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Reynolds hit .302 with the last place Pirates scoring 93 runs with 35 doubles, 8 triples, 24 home runs, 90 RBI.  His OBP .390, slugging .522 and OPS .912.

Here is how Reynolds stacks up with the other six.

Tyler O’Neill (StL)-.286/89-R/26-2B/2-3B/34-HR/80-RBI/.352 OBP/.560 SL/.912 OPS

Juan Soto (Was)-.313/111-R/20-2B/2-3B/29-HR/95-RBI/.465 OBP/.534 SL/.999 OPS

Adam Duvall (Atl)-.228/67-R/17-2B/2-3B/38-HR/113-RBI/.281 OBP/.491 SL/.772 OPS

Nick Castellanos (Cin)-.309/95-R/38-2B/1-3B/34-HR/100-RBI//362 OBP/.576 SL/.939 OPS

Bryce Harper (Phi)-.309/101-R/42-2B/1-3B/35-HR/84-RBI/.429 OBP/.615 SL/1.044 OPS

Jesse Winker (Cin)-.305/77-R/32-2B/1-3B/24-HR/71-RBI/.394 OBP/.556 SL/.949 OPS

The last Pirate to win a Silver Slugger was also an outfielder, Andrew McCutchen won four straight from 2012-15.  The Pirates had two of the three outfield Silver Slugger winners from 1990-92 with Barry Bonds winning it three times, Bobby Bonilla twice and Andy Van Slyke once during that stretch.

The winners announced November 11.