The Rawlings Gold Glove awards were announced on Tuesday night and Starling Marte won his first Gold Glove, taking home the award for NL left fielders. He was one of the best defensive players at any position this season and he led all NL outfielders with 16 assists. He made two errors all season, with one of them coming while he was in center field. According to Fangraphs, Marte led all NL outfielders with 24 defensive runs saved.
Andrew McCutchen and Gerrit Cole were both among the three finalists at their position, but Marte ended up as the only winner from the Pirates.
MLB and the BBWAA also announced the three finalists for all the major awards on Tuesday night. Jung Ho Kang is one of the finalists for the National League Rookie of the Year. The winner will be announced next Monday. Kris Bryant of the Cubs and Matt Duffy of the Giants are also up for the award, with Bryant looking like the favorite.
Clint Hurdle was left out of the Manager of the Year top three finalists, falling somewhere behind Matt Matheny, Terry Collins and Joe Maddon.