2016 Gold Glove Award Finalists Announced

By Jeremiah Delgado

MLB has released a list of finalists for the Gold Glove Award from both the American League and National League. From the look of it, there are little to no surprises here or snubs that didn’t make the list. Here is the complete list from both leagues, courtesy of CBSSports.com.

American League

Catcher
James McCann (Detroit Tigers)
Carlos Perez (Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim)
Salvador Perez (Kansas City Royals)

First Base
Chris Davis (Baltimore Orioles)
Eric Hosmer (Kansas City Royals)
Mitch Moreland (Texas Rangers)

Second Base
Robinson Cano (Seattle Mariners)
Ian Kinsler (Detroit Tigers)
Dustin Pedroia (Boston Red Sox)

Shortstop
Jose Iglesias (Detroit Tigers)
Francisco Lindor (Cleveland Indians)
Andrelton Simmons (Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim)

Third Base
Adrian Beltre (Texas Rangers)
Manny Machado (Baltimore Orioles)
Kyle Seager (Seattle Mariners)

Left Field
Brett Gardner (New York Yankees)
Alex Gordon (Kansas City Royals)
Colby Rasmus (Houston Astros)

Center Field
Jackie Bradley Jr. (Boston Red Sox)
Kevin Kiermaier (Tampa Bay Rays)
Kevin Pillar (Toronto Blue Jays)

Right Field
Mookie Betts (Boston Red Sox)
Adam Eaton (Chicago White Sox)
George Springer (Houston Astros)

Pitcher
R.A. Dickey (Toronto Blue Jays)
Dallas Keuchel (Houston Astros)
Justin Verlander (Detroit Tigers)

National League

Catcher
Jonathan Lucroy (Milwaukee Brewers/Texas Rangers)
Yadier Molina (St. Louis Cardinals)
Buster Posey (San Francisco Giants)

First Base
Paul Goldschmidt (Arizona Diamondbacks)
Wil Myers (San Diego Padres)
Anthony Rizzo (Chicago Cubs)

Second Base
DJ LeMahieu (Colorado Rockies)
Joe Panik (San Francisco Giants)
Jean Segura (Arizona Diamondbacks)

Shortstop
Brandon Crawford (San Francisco Giants)
Freddy Galvis (Philadelphia Phillies)
Addison Russell (Chicago Cubs)

Third Base
Nolan Arenado (Colorado Rockies)
Anthony Rendon (Washington Nationals)
Justin Turner (Los Angeles Dodgers)

Left Field
Adam Duvall (Cincinnati Reds)
Starling Marte (Pittsburgh Pirates)
Christian Yelich (Miami Marlins)

Center Field
Billy Hamilton (Cincinnati Reds)
Odubel Herrera (Philadelphia Phillies)
Ender Inciarte (Atlanta Braves)

Right Field
Carlos Gonzalez (Colorado Rockies)
Jason Heyward (Chicago Cubs)
Nick Markakis (Atlanta Braves)

Pitcher
Jake Arrieta (Chicago Cubs)
Zack Greinke (Arizona Diamondbacks)
Adam Wainwright (St. Louis Cardinals)

Jeremiah Delgado is a fan of the Jets, Yankees and Knicks. He doubts he will, but hopes to live long enough to see the Jets or the Knicks win a championship. 

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