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When do the Twins cut bait with Phil Hughes?

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 01:53 AM
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Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 11:26 PM
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MLB chastising Judge for 'recruiting' Machado

Other Baseball Yesterday, 11:11 PM
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Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 09:51 PM
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Your Most Regrettable Twins' Autographed Memorabilia

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 09:32 PM
Let's see those autographs from failed prospects, sub-par MLB players, and gimmick players in your Twins' fandom! My most regrettable au...
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Buxton, Dozier Win Their First Gold Glove Awards

UPDATED: On Friday night, Byron Buxton was named the Best Defensive Centerfielder by Wilson. Also, at the Rawlings ceremony, Buxton was presented the Rawlings Platinum Glove as the best defensive player in baseball!

For the first time since 2007, the Twins have multiple Gold Glove winners. Brian Dozier and Byron Buxton each won their first career Gold Gloves.
It is the first time since Joe Mauer won his third Gold Glove behind the plate in 2010.

Dozier and Buxton are the 42nd and 43rd times the Twins have won Gold Glove Awards.
Image courtesy of Jordan Johnson, USA Today
While there is little surprise with the selection of Byron Buxton, despite great competition in center field, many will be surprised that Brian Dozier won.

Some of the advanced metrics indicate that while his range may be just league average, or a little lower, he makes the plays that he gets to. Of all AL second basemen with more than 1,000 innings played this year, he had the fewest errors. He also had a lot of web gems.

Dozier topped veterans Ian Kinsler and Dustin Pedroia for the award.

Buxton beat out Lorenzo Cain and Kevin Pillar, both terrific center fielders, for his award. Kevin Keiermeier was not eligible because of all his time on the disabled list.

Buxton ranked third in defensive runs saved this year and second among outfielders to right-fielder Mookie Betts. He had some of the greatest web gems of the year.

Congratulations to both. They are both extremely hard workers who deserve any awards they may have coming.

Also, Joe Mauer was still snubbed!

In addition, Twins Hall of Famer Jim Kaat was named to the Rawlings 60th Anniversary Gold Glove team!

VOTE!!!! For the next 24 hours, fans can vote for the Platinum Glove Award to recognize the best defensive player of the 2017 season. Byron Buxton should get a lot of votes!


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