Anthony Rizzo shares Gold Glove Award with Freddie Freeman

Anthony Rizzo shares Gold Glove Award with Freddie Freeman

Anthony Rizzo shares Gold Glove Award with Freddie Freeman

The other two Cubs first basemen to win Gold Gloves: Mark Grace (four times) and Derrek Lee (twice).

Unfortunately for Smoak and the Jays, though, Oakland's Matt Olson, who was spectacular almost all season long, was given the award, also edging out Mitch Moreland of the Boston Red Sox, who himself won a Gold Glove Award in 2016.

Red Sox fans definitely wanted to see the last Gold Glove to go to Benintendi so that their entire outfield could have been recognized for their elite defense.

Angels shortstop Andrelton Simmons and Royals left fielder Alex Gordon also won in the AL.

Earlier in the week, the Wong won Fielding Bible's honor as the finest defensive player in the major leagues, edging LeMahieu in one of the closest votes of the year, according to Baseball Info Solutions.

Kinsler got his second Gold Glove at second base, and Bradley won for the first time in center.

Pitcher: Zack Greinke, Diamondbacks (fifth award) Catcher: Yadier Molina, Cardinals (ninth award) First base: Freddie Freeman, Braves (first award) and Anthony Rizzo, Cubs (second award) Second base: D.J.

Atlanta added three Gold Gloves to its surprise NL East title this season. Jason Heyward and Javier Baez were also finalists at their respective positions.

By winning a Gold Glove, Keuchel is now eligible for the Rawlings Platinum Glove, which will be given to the top defender in each league, regardless of position. Wong finished as a runner up to victor D.J. LeMahieu of the Colorado Rockies.

Pittsburgh left fielder Corey Dickerson rounds out the NL winners.

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