He is only the third first baseman in franchise history to earn the award, joining four-time victor Mark Grace and Derek Lee, who won twice. It was Rizzo's second Gold Glove; he also won in 2016.
Andrew Benintendi #16 of the Boston Red Sox celebrates with Mookie Betts #50 after hitting a two-run home run in the fifth inning against the Houston Astros during game four of the American League Division Series at Fenway Park on October 9, 2017 in Boston, Massachusetts.
This is Arenado's sixth consecutive Gold Glove, and the third career Gold Glove for LeMahieu.
His Gold Glove streak is the longest active streak in the Majors, the longest since Yadier Molina won eight straight from 2008-15.
In August, Wong made it known he thought he deserved the honor, telling the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, "I think Major League Baseball should realize if I don't win the Gold Glove there is something wrong with it". Additionally, no Toronto Blue Jay placed in the top 25 of top AL qualified players by SDI. A little more than eight months later, he is the National League's Gold Glove left fielder. But if the Gold Glove was his final achievement as an Astro, then it is not a bad way to go out.
D-backs' Jon Jay was the third D-back nominated for his play in right field, but lost out to Atlanta Braves right fielder Nick Markakis. It was a similar situation at catcher in the AL, with Salvador Perez winning for Kansas City for the fifth time after he was unseated by Martin Maldonado past year.