Minor League Baseball (MiLB) named their 2017 Rawlings Gold Glove winners on Wednesday afternoon. They only name one winner per position across all of the minors, so it's an impressive achievement to be recognized as the best for each spot. The Pittsburgh Pirates had two of the nine winners.
Ke'Bryan Hayes was named the top third baseman in the minors. He set the Florida State League record for the highest fielding percentage (.974) at third base. Back in July when Baseball America conducted a poll of the coaches and managers in each league, I noted how surprising it was that Hayes wasn't even the best in his own league. Right before the season ended, I talked to a scout who had recently followed Bradenton for an extended time and he raved about Hayes at the hot corner. The scout has be...
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