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During yesterday’s game against the Diamondbacks, Ben Badler of Baseball America commented about the defense of Dodgers third baseman Juan Uribe.
Juan Uribe doesn't get enough credit for his defense. Legitimate gold glove candidate.
— Ben Badler (@BenBadler) September 10, 2013
My NL gold glove at third base would go to Nolan Arenado or Uribe. Would bet it ends up going to Wright or Headley.
— Ben Badler (@BenBadler) September 10, 2013
Those comments came after Uribe did this (not to mention hit three bombs):
So naturally it got me thinking about Uribe’s place in the NL Gold Glove standings. When I looked at guys statistically at the top, Nolan Arenado, Chase Headley, and David Wright were all included (with Todd Frazier the other), but Uribe was right there as well.
So statistically speaking, there’s a pretty clear gap between one and two, and two and the rest.
Because of sample size issues, though, you may also want to look at their histories. Arenado has none (rookie), Uri...
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