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Rays leftfielder Randy Arozarena makes a diving catch on a ball hit by the Philadelphia Phillies' Zack Wheeler during a game in August in Philadelphia.
The top three at each position were announced Thursday; winners will be named on Nov. 7.
The veteran, who was nominated by his former Twins team, has done extensive work to help those in his Dominican Republic hometown.
Houston’s offense comes alive, including Jose Altuve’s 22nd postseason homer, tying him for second on the all-time list.
Randy Arozarena, Nelson Cruz and Mike Zunino are finalists for the award that recognizes the top offensive players at each position.

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  1. Rays leftfielder Randy Arozarena makes a diving catch on a ball hit by the Philadelphia Phillies' Zack Wheeler during a game in August in Philadelphia.
  2. The Astros' Jose Altuve watches his home run in the seventh inning Wednesday as fans in Houston rejoice during Game 2 of the World Series against the Braves.
  3. Rays designated hitter Nelson Cruz, who was nominated by the Twins, won Major League Baseball’s prestigious Roberto Clemente Award.
  4. Adam Duvall celebrates his two-run home run that extends the Braves' lead in the third inning of Game 1 in Houston
  5. Rays second baseman Brandon Lowe was not named a finalist for a Silver Slugger Award despite 39 homers, 99 RBIs, a .247 average and an .863 OPS this season.
  6. The details of Rays rookie Wander Franco's new customized car were first reported as an exclusive by tmz.com.
  7. Former Ray Charlie Morton will start Game 1 of the World Series for the Atlanta Braves Tuesday in Houston.
  8. Renaud Brossard, Quebec Director for the Canadian Taxpayers Federation, talks with reporters as he unveiled a billboard right next to the Tropicana Field telling the Tampa Bay Rays that taxpayers wouldn’t pay for their new stadium in Montréal, in the parking lot at Tropicana Field on Monday, Oct. 25, 2021 in St. Petersburg. “The Rays are welcome to play in Montreal, but Quebec taxpayers aren’t going to pay for a new stadium,” said Brossard, Quebec Director for the Canadian Taxpayers Federation. The electronic billboard says “Dear Rays, Montréal won’t pay for your new stadium. Sincerely, Taxpayers.”
  9. Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman, left, and manager Brian Snitker celebrate early Sunday after winning Game 6 of the National League Championship Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Atlanta.
  10. Rays pitcher Yonny Chirinos fractured his elbow while throwing live batting practice in late September and underwent surgery Sept. 30 to have a screw installed.
  11. If MLB doesn't do something to address its pace-of-play problem, there are going to be more and more people looking as enthusiastic as this Red Sox fan during Game 5 of the American League Championship Series against Houston Wednesday.
  12. The Los Angeles Dodgers' Chris Taylor hits a solo home run in the seventh inning against the Atlanta Braves in Game 5 of the National League Championship Series Thursday in Los Angeles.
  13. Randy Arozarena became only the third player in Rays history to have at least 20 homers and 20 steals in the same season.
  14. The Atlanta Braves' Eddie Rosario rounds the bases after hitting a two-run home run in the ninth inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 4 of the National League Championship Series Wednesday in Los Angeles.
  15. Houston Astros starting pitcher Framber Valdez celebrates the end of the seventh inning with first baseman Yuli Gurriel against the Boston Red Sox in Game 5 of the American League Championship Series Wednesday in Boston.
  16. Jose Altuve, right, and Carlos Correa hug it out after the Astros rally past the Red Sox in Game 4 at Fenway Park.
  17. Mookie Betts connects for a double that drives in the go-ahead run as the Dodgers rally past the Braves with a four-run eighth inning in Game 3 of  National League Championship Series.
  18. Red Sox chief baseball officer Chaim Bloom, left, congratulates players on the field after Boston defeated the Rays 6-5 in Game 4 of the American League Division Series.
  19. Kyle Schwarber connects for a grand slam, and the Red Sox rout the Astros at Fenway Park to take a 2-1 lead in the AL Championship Series.
  20. The Braves' Eddie Rosario, middle, celebrates with Joc Pederson after scoring on a single by Ozzie Albies during the eighth inning. Dodgers pitcher Julio Urias is to the right.
  21. Rays manager Kevin Cash walks to the mound during the third inning of Game 3 of the American League Division Series against the Red Sox in Boston.
  22. Rays starting pitcher Shane Baz walks form the field after being taken out of the game in the third inning against the Red Sox in Game 2 of the ALDS.
  23. Astros ace and Tampa native Lance McCullers Jr. has been left off Houston’s roster for the AL Championship Series against Boston.
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