Posts Tagged ‘gold glove’

Robbed!

Wednesday, November 9th, 2011

Ok, we know that Gold Glove voting is subjective at best – but still, we were shocked to see Brett Gardner get passed over.

ESPN’s Mark Simon writes a compelling argument for awarding Gardner the AL Gold Glove for LF, and there’s a nifty graphic (courtesy of Ben Jediovec at Baseball Info Solutions) that shows just how much Gardner’s deft glove work surpasses the MLB average for his position. Worth a read.

Gold Gloves Tarnished?

Monday, November 15th, 2010
For baseball fans, our long winter has already begun, but we’ve got more than the hot stove report to keep us warm. How about the anti-Jeter backlash centered on the Gold Glove award bestowed upon the Yankee shortstop?

The best shortstop in the game? Surely not. But the Gold Glove voting is more than just a reflection of statistical performance, as Jeter fans are quick to point out.