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Gold Glove Awards

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  • Orioles on pace to shatter record for fewest errors in a season

    Orioles on pace to shatter record for fewest errors in a season
    Jim Palmer pitched most of his career in front of defenses replete with Gold Glovers. Brooks Robinson, Paul Blair, Mark Belanger, Bobby Grich. Palmer benefited from them all. Yet the Hall of Famer turned television analyst barely hesitated recently when...
  • For first time, sabermetrics to play role in Gold Glove awards

    For first time, sabermetrics to play role in Gold Glove awards
    The winners of the annual Gold Glove awards, the benchmark for defensive excellence for nearly 60 years, have typically been decided by the discerning eye of those who are closest to the game. Most recently, the award has been selected by a vote of...
  • Thoughts and observations on Dom Chiti, the Platinum Glove, Manny and Brooks, Ripken

    Thoughts and observations on Dom Chiti, the Platinum Glove, Manny and Brooks, Ripken
    In conducting the Orioles' search for a new bullpen coach, manager Buck Showalter made it clear that new pitching coach Dave Wallace would play a big role in making the hire. Showalter said he saw the bullpen coach as an assistant pitching coach, and...
  • Showalter 'proud' of Orioles after American League-leading six Gold Glove finalists

    Showalter 'proud' of Orioles after American League-leading six Gold Glove finalists
    In rebuilding the Orioles into a contender, manager Buck Showalter knew a greater priority needed to be placed on playing exceptional defense. Now, after a year during which the club set new standards for defensive excellence, the Orioles are being...
  • Thoughts and observations: Duquette on the GM meetings, Chiti and 'The Oriole Way,' Showalter being honored

    Thoughts and observations: Duquette on the GM meetings, Chiti and 'The Oriole Way,' Showalter being honored
    Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette said Monday evening that the club has met with numerous teams and agents at this week’s general manager meetings to lay the groundwork for any trade talk or possible signings in the coming weeks....
  • Any way you cut it, Orioles third baseman Manny Machado is a Gold Glover

    Any way you cut it, Orioles third baseman Manny Machado is a Gold Glover
    You never know with postseason awards. They’re sometimes too difficult to handicap because of who’s voting and what those people consider when evaluating the best players. But I’ve been saying for a while that Manny Machado will win...
  • Orioles not actively looking to trade J.J. Hardy or Matt Wieters, source says

    Orioles not actively looking to trade J.J. Hardy or Matt Wieters, source says
    While reports out of the final day of Major League Baseball's general managers' meetings Wednesday in Orlando, Fla., said that the Orioles could explore trades involving cornerstone players J.J. Hardy and Matt Wieters, the team is not actively shopping...
  • Thoughts and observations on the Gold Gloves, Fielding Bible, pitching coach search and Eduardo Rodriguez

    Thoughts and observations on the Gold Gloves, Fielding Bible, pitching coach search and Eduardo Rodriguez
    We will find out tonight which Orioles win Gold Gloves. In today’s edition of The Baltimore Sun, I broke down each of the six positions in which Orioles are nominated for Gold Gloves and predicted wins for third baseman Manny Machado, catcher Matt...
  • Orioles' Chris Davis places third in AL MVP voting

    Orioles' Chris Davis places third in AL MVP voting
    Last year’s American League Most Valuable Player race was one of the most contested in recent years, stoking a debate between two distinct schools of thought about the basis of baseball’s highest individual award. This season, Orioles...
  • Thoughts on AL MVP voting and Chris Davis' third-place finish

    Thoughts on AL MVP voting and Chris Davis' third-place finish
    It looks as though 53 homers and 138 RBIs doesn’t go as far as it used to these days. Orioles first baseman Chris Davis’ remarkable season earned him recognition in every major offseason postseason award, but Davis netted just one trophy...
  • Orioles third baseman Manny Machado says knee rehabilitation is 'going great'

    Orioles third baseman Manny Machado says knee rehabilitation is 'going great'
    During Tuesday’s teleconference with the Orioles’ Gold Glove Award winners, third baseman Manny Machado was asked about his left knee and his recovery from the Oct. 14 surgery in California that repaired his torn medial patellofemoral...
  • Orioles beat Yankees in 13 innings to force ALDS Game 5

    Orioles beat Yankees in 13 innings to force ALDS Game 5
    On couches all over Baltimore, J.J. Hardy's game-winning RBI double in the 13th inning must have seemed like a dream, especially since the Orioles spent most of Thursday night putting fans to sleep with their offensive ineptitude. As the night crept into...