No Gold Glove for Mookie Betts, ending six-year streak


Betts was among the many finalists in proper discipline and the utility position.


ST. LOUIS — Toronto third baseman Matt Chapman and outfielder Kevin Kiermaier gained their fourth Gold Gloves, whereas New York Yankees rookie shortstop Anthony Volpe and Colorado rookie middle fielder Brenton Doyle had been amongst 13 first-time winners of the fielding honor.

Toronto, Texas, and the Chicago Cubs tied for the excessive amongst golf equipment with three winners every, Rawlings introduced Sunday.

Cleveland second baseman Andrés Giménez and left fielder Steven Kwan gained their second Gold Gloves, together with Cubs shortstop Dansby Swanson and left fielder Ian Happ, and Arizona first baseman Christian Walker.

First-time AL winners included Texas catcher Jonah Heim, first baseman Nathaniel Lowe and proper fielder Adolis García; Toronto pitcher José Berríos; Houston utilityman and former Purple Sox farmhand Mauricio Dubón; and Volpe.

Within the NL, first-time winners included San Diego proper fielder Fernando Tatis Jr. and utilityman Ha-Seong Kim, Philadelphia pitcher Zack Wheeler, Arizona catcher Gabriel Moreno, Cubs second baseman Nico Hoerner, Pittsburgh third baseman Ke’Bryan Hayes, and Doyle.

Hayes ended the streak of Nolan Arenado of St. Louis, who had gained in his first 10 seasons. That matched the excessive set by Seattle outfielder Ichiro Suzuki from 2001-10.

Mookie Betts of the Los Angeles Dodgers had gained six straight Gold Gloves. He was among the many finalists in proper discipline and the utility position after a season wherein he performed 107 video games in proper, 70 at second, and 16 at shortstop.

Repeat winners had been Giménez, Kwan, Swanson, Happ, and Walker.

Volpe grew to become the second rookie to win at shortstop. Houston’s Jeremy Peña was the primary final yr, in response to the Elias Sports activities Bureau.

Berríos, Chapman, Giménez, Kiermaier, and Wheeler earned $50,000 bonuses of their contracts, whereas Hayes earned $25,000.

Voting was carried out amongst managers and as much as six coaches from every workforce, who can’t choose gamers on their very own membership. Since 2013, voting has been factored with a Society for American Baseball Analysis defensive index, which includes about 25% of the entire.

The utility class is predicated on a SABR formulation and extra defensive statistics.