The Gold Glove nominees were announced over the weekend and the Royals saw five of their own listed. Salvador Perez, Eric Hosmer, Alcides Escobar, Alex Gordon, and Lorenzo Cain all received nominations for their individual positions. KC’s five nominees was one short of Baltimore’s six for the most nominations in baseball.
Clearly, Kansas City’s defense was pretty good. But who has the best shot of taking home the Gold Glove among the five Royals who were nominated? Let’s break it down nominee by nominee to find out.