First baseman Eric Hosmer and left fielder Alex Gordon were announced as Rawlings Gold Glove winners Tuesday night on ESPN. Hosmer is tied with the Dodgers' Adrian Gonzalez for most Gold Gloves among active first basemen. Cain, who led AL center fielders in starts (151), total chances (443) and putouts (430), lost to Minnesota's Byron Buxton. Reds catcher Tucker Barnhart and Marlins left fielder Marcell Ozuna also won for the first time.
For 4 straight seasons from 2011-2014, Barnhart was rated by Baseball America the best defensive catcher in the organization and following the 2011 season received Minor League Baseball's prestigious Rawlings Gold Glove Award for catchers. They can not choose their own players. That 52-game errorless streak was the longest of his career, but then after that miscue finished the season with another 57 consecutive scoreless defensive apps to establish another career best.
Hosmer was awarded his fourth Gold Glove.
Four Cleveland players were finalists for the awards at their respective positions: Carlos Santana, Francisco Lindor, Yan Gomes and Jose Ramirez.More news: Mike Evans suspended one game for cheap shot on Marshon Lattimore
Stroman is the tenth player in Jays history to be named a Gold Glove recipient.
Each manager and up to six coaches on his staff vote on players within their league and can not vote for players on their own team. In 2013, Rawlings added a sabermetric component to the Rawlings Gold Glove Award selection process, as part of its new collaboration with the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR).
Winners are determined using a combination of advanced metrics (25 percent) and coach and manager voting (75 percent).