NEW YORK (CBS SF/AP) – San Francisco Giant stars Buster Posey, Brandon Crawford and Joe Panik were all honored with Gold Glove awards Tuesday.
The honors for fielding excellence were announced Tuesday by Rawlings.READ MORE: Volunteers Spread Out Across Bay Area for Annual Coastal Cleanup
Posey was picked at catcher in the National League, ending Yadier Molina’s eight-year reign with St. Louis. Posey was joined by the double-play combination of shortstop Crawford and second baseman Panik.
It was the second career win for Crawford and the first for Posey and Panik.
First baseman Anthony Rizzo and right fielder Jason Heyward from the World Series champion Chicago Cubs also won Gold Gloves.READ MORE: San Francisco Celebrates Rise of Lowrider Community With Car Show and Cruise
Colorado third baseman Nolan Arenado won for the fourth consecutive year, and Arizona pitcher Zack Greinke took his third straight Gold Glove. Other winners in the NL were Atlanta center fielder Ender Inciarte and Pittsburgh left fielder Starling Marte.
Young shortstop Francisco Lindor from AL champion Cleveland was a first-time winner, along with Texas first baseman Mitch Moreland, Detroit second baseman Ian Kinsler, New York Yankees left fielder Brett Gardner and Boston right fielder Mookie Betts.
Kansas City catcher Salvador Perez won his fourth Gold Glove in a row, Houston pitcher Dallas Keuchel took his third straight and Tampa Bay center fielder Kevin Kiermaier repeated from last year.
Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre was rewarded for the fifth time overall.MORE NEWS: San Francisco Schools, Public Health Dept. Partner to Provide Campus COVID Vaccinations
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