Pair of Yankees named 2017 AL Gold Glove Finalists


Gold records still might be the first things that come to mind for most when they think about Nashville.

For the second straight year, Phillies shortstop Freddy Galvis is a Rawlings Gold Glove finalist. Rizzo has one Gold Glove, while Zobrist has never won one.

Buxton should win. He led all major league center fielders with 24 defensive runs saved.

Galvis had by far the best defensive season of his career in 2017, making nearly all of the routine plays and most of the hard ones.

Judge is up against the Angels' Kole Calhoun and the Red Sox's Mookie Betts in right field.

Dickey won the award for American League pitchers in 2013 with Toronto and was a finalist last season, his final year with the Blue Jays. He committed just seven errors in 637 defensive chances for a.989 fielding percentage. Immediately after, one player from each league will be named a Platinum Glove victor. The most valuable player of the 2016 World Series is a National League finalist at second base, where he played all or parts of 81 games for the Chicago Cubs.

We all know Corey Kluber is a favorite to win the American League Cy Young Award, and some of the defenders around him may be adding to their personal trophy cases as well.

At second base, DJ LeMahieu has been nominated for the third time in his career, having walked away with the honor once.

The winners will be unveiled during a live, one-hour "Baseball Tonight - The 2017 Rawlings Gold Glove Award Announcement Show" on ESPN Tuesday, November 7, 2017, at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT. Adnan Virk will be hosting the show along with analysts Mark Teixeira and David Ross.



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