Royals' Eric Hosmer, Alex Gordon awarded with Rawlings Gold Gloves

He is the sixth player in franchise history (also: Nolan Arenado, Carlos González, Todd Helton, Troy Tulowitzki, Larry Walker) to win multiple Gold Glove Awards as a member of the Rockies.

This marks the fourth consecutive year Heyward, 28, has won the award. This season, the Marlins had three finalists for a Gold Glove Award: Ozuna, Dee Gordon (second base) and Giancarlo Stanton (right field).

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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.

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

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· Arenado led all National League third baseman in total chances (423), assists (311), double plays (39), defensive WAR (2.3), and range factor per game (2.64) while ranking second in fielding percentage (.979) and third in zone rating (.832).

In just his second full year in the big leagues, Buxton emerged as one of the top outfielders in all of baseball.

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The 2017 Rawlings Gold Glove Awards have been handed out, and this year's list of winners features more than a few familiar faces. In 2013, Rawlings added a sabermetric component to the Rawlings Gold Glove Award selection process, as part of its new collaboration with the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR).


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