Sport Twins CF Byron Buxton named MLB Defensive Player of the Year

04:55  11 november  2017
04:55  11 november  2017 Source:   Sporting News

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Byron Buxton MLB Career Stats. AB. AVG. 85 runs scored and 17 stolen bases in 141 games between Rochester and Minnesota Given 2016 Jim Kaat Award for Twins Defensive Player of the Year as voted on by the Twin Cities Chapter of the BBWAA.

While Buxton was the overall Defensive Player of the Year , the Dodgers were named the Wilson Defensive Team of the Year .

Twins center fielder Byron Buxton was named the MLB Defensive Player of the Year.

Buxton, 23, was one of five first-time winners of the Wilson Defensive Player of the Year Awards announced Friday.

The National League champion Dodgers were named the Wilson Defensive Team of the Year.

The other first-time winners of the awards, which are sponsored by the official ball glove of MLB, were Angels catcher Martin Maldonado, Indians first baseman Carlos Santana, Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig and Rockies pitcher Tyler Chatwood.

Tim Melia named Goal's MLS Goalkeeper of the Year

  Tim Melia named Goal's MLS Goalkeeper of the Year The Sporting Kansas City shot-stopper had a brilliant season between the posts, allowing less than a goal per game throughout the campaignDespite a deep and talented group of netminders in the league, Tim Melia simply stood out above the crowd.

Byron Buxton . CF | Minnesota Twins . Byron Buxton is up for Best Defensive Player and Best Play , Offense, in the 2017 Esurance MLB Awards, baseball 's ultimate honors.

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Maldonado and Buxton also won Gold Glove awards earlier this week. Puig was beaten out by Cubs right fielder Jason Heyward for a Gold Glove. Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer got the Gold Glove over Santana and Chatwood lost to Diamondbacks pitcher Zack Greinke for the NL Gold Glove.

Here is the complete list of 2017 Wilson Defensive Players of the Year winners

C: Martin Maldonado, Angels

1B: Carlos Santana, Indians

2B: DJ LeMahieu, Rockies

3B: Nolan Arenado, Rockies

SS: Andrelton Simmons, Angels

LF: Alex Gordon, Royals

CF: Byron Buxton, Twins

a baseball player is getting ready to hit the ball: Byron Buxton © (Getty Images) Byron Buxton

RF: Yasiel Puig, Dodgers

P: Tyler Chatwood, Rockies

Best Overall Defensive Player: Byron Buxton, Twins

Defensive Team of the Year: Los Angeles Dodgers

Sporting KC's Melia named MLS Goalkeeper of the Year .
The Sporting Kansas City man joins his teammate Ike Opara as a league award winner after being part of the unit that allowed the fewest goals in MLSThe 31-year-old Melia was a part of Sporting KC’s league-best defensive unit that allowed just 29 goals on the season. He also managed 10 clean sheets, good for a tie for second in the league.

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