ALTOONA, Pa. - Those within the Pirates minor league system knew how good Ke'Bryan Hayes was defensively at third base. Now, he has officially been recognized by all of Minor League Baseball as the best third baseman in the minors during the 2017 season.

Ke'Bryan Hayes received his 2017 Rawlings Gold Glove Award® on Thursday night before the Altoona Curve took on the Erie Seawolves. Presented by Andy Shultz, MiLB Assistant Director of Baseball & Business Operations, Hayes was ecstatic to be named the best defensive third baseman in all of full season minor league baseball.

"There's a lot of guys playing, and I was the one who got it for third base," Hayes said after the game. "It's pretty awesome."

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