Juan Lagares remains one of the most elite defensive gloves in baseball, but a combination of injuries and poor hitting has prevented him from everyday play. Headed into 2018, this might be his last best change to be a starter — and the Mets badly need him.
For the first time in franchise history, the Mariners were awarded Major League Baseball’s “Green Glove Award” in recognition of their recycling efforts at Safeco Field in 2017.
Twins center fielder Byron Buxton was honored as the American League’s top defender Friday, receiving the Rawlings Platinum Glove Award at the Gold Glove ceremony in New York.
Major League Baseball is set to announce its Gold Glove winners on Tuesday. Winning a Gold Glove may not be as prestigious an award as an MVP, but many players pride themselves on defense, which is an essential part of baseball that is sometimes overlooked in favor of exciting offensive statistics. While some of the […]
With Jake Arrieta and Wade Davis exploring free agency, it’s no secret that the Cubs are looking for rotation and bullpen help. And if they are looking to overhaul their roster via trade — as opposed to free agency — the Giants appear to be a solid match.
MLB celebrated the best defensive players from 2017 as Rawlings handed out the Gold Glove Awards for each position Tuesday night. Below are the Gold Glove winners from the American and National Leagues. American League Catcher: Martin Maldonado, Los Angeles Angels (first time) First Baseman: Eric
The Indians had four finalists for the 2017 Rawlings Gold Glove Award — Yan Gomes, Carlos Santana, Jose Ramirez and Francisco Lindor — but the honors went elsewhere on Wednesday.
Blue Jays starter Marcus Stroman picked up his first American League Gold Glove Award when Rawlings officially unveiled its list of winners on Tuesday night. Stroman earned the award over Boston’s Chris Sale and Tampa Bay’s Alex Cobb.
For the second straight year, David Freese was thrust into a nearly everyday role with the Pirates. After splitting time between first and third base in 2016, he settled in at third this season.
Ian Kinsler’s breakthrough in Gold Glove Award voting lasted one year. The Tigers second baseman lost out to Minnesota’s Brian Dozier for the American League Gold Glove Award at second base in what could be considered an upset.
Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado became the first infielder in history to begin his career with five straight Rawlings Gold Glove Awards, and second baseman DJ LeMahieu claimed his second career Gold Glove honor. The awards were announced Tuesday night on ESPN.