The American League Gold Glove winners are in, and as always, they missed the mark in multiple positions. First off, let me say that the voters hit the outfield award-winners right on the mark. Ichiro and Torii Hunter each collected their ninth Gold Glove, and both are well deserving of the award. On a side note, Ichiro has won the award in his first nine Major League seasons and is the only player to do so. He also extended a streak for the Seattle Mariners, who have now had a Gold Glove winner in a Major League best 23 consecutive seasons. Moving on to the infield, Mark Teixeira was the easy choice at first base.á Teixeira displays excellent glove work at first and is also one of the most intelligent fielders in the game. For example, a right-handed first baseman struggles making a thro ...
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