Found October 29, 2013 on Raise the Jolly Roger!:
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The Pirates are going to end up with plenty of honors and awards this year, but there won’t be any Gold Gloves among them. No Bucs were among the NL winners announced Tuesday night. Andrew McCutchen (the 2012 winner), Starling Marte, and Russell Martin were finalists, but Carlos Gomez (CF), Carlos Gonzalez (LF), and Yadier Molina (C) took home the gold. McCutchen wasn’t really a deserving winner last season, and he improved his defense significantly this year (according to UZR and the general fan consensus – including myself). That said, he still probably wasn’t the best CF in the league. Gomez was a very deserving winner with a dominating performance in the advanced metric Defensive Runs Saved and a much better UZR than McCutchen. Cutch won the award on reputation, offense, and a few highlight reel plays last year, and despite following that up with an MVP-caliber season, he wasn’t a gold glover. Marte is basically the opposite. His advanced metric numbers should have easily given ...
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