Detroit Tigers outfielder Quintin Berry was named the winner of the Tenth Man Award by the Detroit Baseball Society on Monday.
Berry made his major league debut this season and finished the year with a .258 batting average, two home runs, 29 RBIs, 44 runs, 21 stolen bases, 10 doubles and six triples. Berry played all three outfield positions for the Tigers over the course of the season. Berry also appeared in 11 postseason games for the Tigers, batting .192 with two doubles and two stolen bases.
This is the second year of the Tenth Man Award. The initial winner was Don Kelly in 2011. Berry will be honored at the 12th annual Detroit Baseball Dinner on Jan. 26.
The Tigers finished the 2012 season with an 88-74 record, winning the AL Central. In the playoffs the Tigers defeated the Oakland Athletics and New York Yankees to win the American League pennant before getting swept by the San Francisco Giants in the World Series.