Starling Marte and Andrew McCutchen were shut out in the Gold Glove races. Photo credit: David Hague
The Pittsburgh Pirates went 0-for-3 in the Gold Glove awards tonight, with Starling Marte, Andrew McCutchen, and Russell Martin all losing at their respective positions.
Starling Marte lost to Carlos Gonzalez in left field. This is a typical Gold Glove choice, giving the award to someone who was a good hitter and has a recognizable name. Marte had a 20.1 UZR/150 this year, which was the best mark of all MLB left-fielders in baseball with 700+ innings. Gonzalez had a 9.5 UZR/150. Gonzalez also missed half the season with an injury.
Andrew McCutchen lost to Carlos Gomez in center field. This one made sense, as Gomez was clearly the best defender. He had a 27.2 UZR/150, while McCutche...
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