Hosmer, Gordon of the Royals Come up Golden

Hosmer, Gordon of the Royals Come up Golden

The award is the fourth in a row for Heyward, who won with the Cardinals in 2015 and with the Braves before that.

Heyward, another former fearless, won his fifth NL Gold Glove Tuesday and fourth in a row. "I'm ecstatic. This is huge for me". He played 140 games in left field, one in right and 15 in center field this season, seeing action in center for the first time in his Major League career.

Cain, now a free agent, was trying to win his first Gold Glove Award and the first by a Royals center fielder since Willie Wilson in 1980. Despite leading the league in assists by a first baseman and finishing second in the AL in double plays turned at 1B, Santana appeared to fall victim to Hosmer's reputation with the glove.

Stroman is the tenth player in Jays history to be named a Gold Glove recipient.

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And after that, Houston Astros players George Springer , Alex Bregman, and Jose Altuve walked on to the set. The young fan, like Altuve, is a native of Venezuela according to the Astros official Twitter account.

"Obviously, five, it's a pretty special number", Arenado said. Heyward, 28, has batted only.243 with 65 extra base hits during the first two seasons of an eight-year, $184 million contract that includes a full no-trade clause through 2018.

Congratulations are in order for Reds catcher Tucker Barnhart, who won a prestigious award on Tuesday. "Buster and Yadi are obviously two of the best guys in baseball".

Each manager and up to six members of his staff vote from a pool of qualified players in their league, and can't vote for players on their team. In 2013, Rawlings added a sabermetric component to the Rawlings Gold Glove Award selection process, as part of its new collaboration with the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR).

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