We are almost down compiling the fielding numbers for last season. We now only have right fielders left and we will have much to discuss as we compile the hitting numbers for all of the players we have mentioned. Outside of Colorado Rockies fans, we have not included most of the players. We will do that as if we review the 2012 defensive numbers for all of the teams individually. Naturally, this will help in part to understand the moves that some teams have already made and understand some of the moves they will make in the coming weeks.
As for center field defense, center field used to represent all three Gold Glove positions in the outfield for each league. Last year, the coaches were required to make position specific picks and the baseball world is much better off for it. Still, we see some very unusual picks when the awards come out.
American League: Adam Jones (-4.1 runs, 10th)
I was listening to Sirius/XM’s baseball only channel when the Gold Glove awards were announced. Adam...