PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pirates star Josh Bell has been named to the Silver Slugger Award watch list.

Bell joins a long list candidates up for the award, which will be given to players in the American and National League for each position.

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In the National League, Bell joins Freddie Freeman (Braves), Pete Alonso (Mets), Max Muncy (Dodgers) and Paul Goldschmidt (Cardinals) as candidates at first base.

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Ballots for the 2019 Silver Slugger Awards have been sent to managers and coaches. Winners will be announced in November.

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Bell has a .279 average with 37 home runs and 116 RBIs in 2019.