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Four Cleveland Indians Named 2017 Gold Glove Finalists

As the World Series enters Game 3 Friday night, the rest of the league is starting to prepare for awards season. That includes the Cleveland Indians, who will have a good amount of hardware sent their way within the next few weeks.

The Gold Glove finalists were announced today and the Indians have four position players nominated at their respective positions. The Gold Glove awards the best fielder at each of the nine positions on the field during the course of the 162-game season.

Shortstop Francisco Lindor, Second Baseman Jose Ramirez, First Baseman Carlos Santana, and Catcher Yan Gomes all were nominated as finalists and will find out if they take home the award on November 7th during an ESPN TV special.

Below are who the four Tribe members go up against at their position:

Catcher:

Yan Gomes, Indians

Martin Maldonado, Angels

Salvador Perez, Royals

First Base:

Eric Hosmer, Royals

Mitch Moreland, Red Sox

Carlos Santana, Indians

Shortstop:

Elvis Andrus, Rangers

Francisco Lindor, Indians

Andrelton Simmons, Angels

Third Base:

Evan Longoria, Rays

Manny Machado, Orioles

Jose Ramirez, Indians

Elijah Mooneyham has been a dedicated sports fan his whole life. Born and raised in Cleveland, he has his best days when his hometown teams are winning. Elijah is currently on-air talent/producer on two shows, The Main Event and The Moon Hour, where you can find on AllSportsCleveland.com. He also has an insane passion for professional wrestling, so catch his opinions on the world of professional wrestling.

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