Corey Dickerson Wins Gold Glove Award

Corey Dickerson Wins Gold Glove Award

The manager got a hero's welcome, starting with a greeting by Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló at the airport.

Both Mookie Betts and Jackie Bradley Jr. earned the award for their work in the outfield, with Ian Kinsler getting the nod at second base. We'll see. I'm not holding my breath if I'm a Gold Glove-winner or not.

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The 2018 Gold Glove announcement continued an individual defensive dynasty, provided a surprise tie and revealed a major upset for the Atlanta Braves.

Dickerson had a 1.1 dWAR this season according to Baseball-Reference, the first season of his career that he has been above a negative rating. Also, Keith Hernandez will be inducted into the Rawlings Gold Glove Award Hall of Fame as part of the night's festivities. Baez, who started at second (75 games), shortstop (52) and third (18), claimed his third consecutive multi-position Fielding Bible Award.

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First baseman Matt Olson and third baseman Matt Chapman were recognized for the Athletics, and second baseman D.J. LeMahieu and third baseman Nolan Arenado won for the Rockies.

St. Louis catcher Yadier Molina took home his ninth Gold Glove, but his first since 2015. The organization captured three Gold Gloves with outfielders Ender Inciarte and Nick Markakis and first baseman Freddie Freeman, the highest single-season total in franchise history since the award's inception in 1957. Houston pitcher Dallas Keuchel and Los Angeles Angels shortstop Andrelton Simmons also won in the AL.

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