The Pittsburgh Pirates have three players and the Detroit Tigers two that have been named finalists for Gold Glove awards.
Former Erie SeaWolves outfielder is a finalist in left field. The other finalists are the A’s Yoenis Cespedes and the Royals’ Alex Gordon.
The other Tigers’ finalist is pitcher Doug Fister. He is a finalist with two Blue Jays’ pitchers: Mark Buehrle and R.A. Dickey.
For the Pirates, catcher Russell Martin, and outfielders Starling Marte and Andrew McCutchen could take home hardware.
Martin is in the running for the award with the Dodgers’ A.J. Ellis and the Cardinals’ Yadier Molina.
In left field, Marte is a finalist with the Rockies’ Carlos Gonzalez and the Mets’ Eric Young Jr.
In center, McCutchen will be vying with the Brewers’ Carlos Gomez and the Nationals’ Denard Span.The winners will be announced Tuesday evening.
– Rick Green