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Jason Heyward first Cub with consecutive Gold Gloves since Greg Maddux

Jason Heyward first Cub with consecutive Gold Gloves since Greg Maddux

The 32-year-old beat Manny Machado of the Baltimore Orioles and Jose Ramirez of the Cleveland Indians to win the award.

For 4 straight seasons from 2011-2014, Barnhart was rated by Baseball America the best defensive catcher in the organization and following the 2011 season received Minor League Baseball's prestigious Rawlings Gold Glove Award for catchers.

Canada's Joey Votto of the Cincinnati Reds was up for the award among NL first basemen but lost out to Arizona's Paul Goldschmidt, who won his third career Gold Glove. The Rawlings Platinum Glove Award winners will be unveiled during the 2017 Rawlings Gold Glove Award Ceremony presented by Gold Sport Collectibles on Friday, November 10 at The Plaza Hotel in New York City.

Stroman joins R.A. Dickey as the only Blue Jays pitcher to win a Gold Glove.

Kinsler was the only Gold Glove finalist on the Tigers' roster. Arenado is also a candidate to snag the MVP this award's season, and now has five Gold Gloves.

This is Hosmer's fourth Gold Glove, which ties catcher Salvador Perez for third-most among Royals players.

In centerfield, Buxton committed just five errors with six outfield assists. He was part of 106 double plays, also most among NL second basemen.

The Royals have won a total of 32 Rawlings Gold Gloves in franchise history, with 13 different players honored.

Voting for the awards is 75 percent managers and coaches, and 25 percent statistical analysis.


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