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Gold Gloves For KC Trio

Gold Gloves For KC Trio

Three Royals are celebrating honors for defensive excellence.  Catcher Salvador Perez, first baseman Eric Hosmer and left fielder Alex Gordon  all won Gold Gloves at their respective positions.  Shortstop Alcides Escobar and center fielder Lorenzo Cain were also finalists but did not win.

No Minnesota Twins won a Gold Glove this season, although catcher Joe Mauer was a finalist at his position.

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