ESPN Announces Annual Golden Glove Award Nominees, Awards Show Schedule

Courtesy: ESPN

The 2020 MLB Season is not over just yet.

This season’s champion is crowned, but there is still at least one more award to throw out. That award is the annual Golden Glove Award. The award is given annually to the best defensive player in the American and National League for each position.

ESPN will air this year’s award show live at 8 p.m. on Nov. 3 from its Bristol, CT studios. This year marks the 10th consecutive year that ESPN has aired the awards ceremony.

ESPN’s Karl Ravech will anchor the broadcast. Mark Teixeira will join Ravech for the broadcast, which will stream simultaneously on the ESPN App.

The Chicago Cubs lead the National League in nominees for Golden Glove Awards, with seven nominees. Their cross-town rivals, the Chicago White Sox lead the American League, with five nominees. In all 24 of the league’s teams have players nominated for the award.

The full list of nominees in this year’s Rawlings Golden Glove Awards is noted below.

2020 Rawlings Gold Glove Award finalists (listed in alphabetical order by position)

PositionAmerican LeagueNational League
PitcherGriffin Canning, Los Angles AngelsMax Fried, Atlanta Braves
Kenta Maeda, Minnesota TwinsKyle Hendricks, Chicago Cubs
Zach Plesac, Cleveland IndiansAlec Mills, Chicago Cubs
CatcherYasmani Grandal, Chicago White SoxTucker Barnhart, Cincinnati Reds
James McCann, Chicago White SoxWillson Contreras, Chicago Cubs
Roberto Pérez, Cleveland IndiansJacob Stallings, Pittsburgh Pirates
First BaseYuli Gurriel, Houston AstrosBrandon Belt, San Francisco Giants
Matt Olson, Oakland AthleticsPaul Goldschmidt, St. Louis Cardinals
Evan White, Seattle MarinersAnthony Rizzo, Chicago Cubs
Second BaseCesar Hernandez, Cleveland IndiansAdam Frazier, Pittsburgh Pirates
Nicky Lopez, Kansas City RoyalsNico Hoerner, Chicago Cubs
Danny Mendick, Chicago White SoxKolten Wong, St. Louis Cardinals
Jonathan Schoop, Detroit Tigers 
Third BaseIsiah Kiner-Falefa, Texas RangersBrian Anderson, Miami Marlins
Yoán Moncada, Chicago White SoxNolan Arenado, Colorado Rockies
Gio Urshela, New York YankeesManny Machado, San Diego Padres
ShortstopCarlos Correa, Houston AstrosJavier Báez, Chicago Cubs
J.P. Crawford, Seattle MarinersMiguel Rojas, Miami Marlins
Niko Goodrum, Detroit TigersDansby Swanson, Atlanta Braves
Left FieldAlex Gordon, Kansas City RoyalsShogo Akiyama, Cincinnati Reds
Lourdes Gurriel, Jr., Toronto Blue JaysTyler O’Neill, St. Louis Cardinals
Kyle Tucker, Houston AstrosDavid Peralta, Arizona Diamondbacks
Center FieldByron Buxton, Minnesota TwinsRonald Acuña Jr., Atlanta Braves
Ramón Laureano, Oakland AthleticsCody Bellinger, Los Angeles Dodgers
Luis Robert, Chicago White SoxTrent Grisham, San Diego Padres
Right FieldClint Frazier, New York YankeesMookie Betts, Los Angeles Dodgers
Joey Gallo, Texas RangersCharlie Blackmon, Colorado Rockies
Anthony Santander, Baltimore OriolesKole Calhoun, Arizona Diamondbacks
 Jason Heyward, Chicago Cubs

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