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Posey, Crawford get additional recognition for defense

SAN FRANCISCO For the second time in four days, Buster Posey and Brandon Crawford got honored for their strong defensive work.Posey won his second straight Wilson Defensive Player of the Year Award for catchers and Crawford won for shortstops, taking home his second Wilson award. On Tuesday, Posey, Crawford and second baseman Joe Panik won Gold Glove Awards.
McCovey Chronicles Nov 8, 2016

Buster Posey, Joe Panik, Brandon Crawford win Gold Gloves

The award is the first for Posey and Panik, and it’s the second for Crawford The San Francisco Giants, who somehow went nearly a decade between Omar Vizquel and Brandon Crawford winning Gold Gloves, now have their best showing in two decades. Crawford, Buster Posey, and Joe Panik all won Gold Gloves on Tuesday, the first time three Giants won the award since 1994. Crawford and Posey were expected. Panik was something of a surprise, but it’s a marvelous surprise. Posey is a Rookie of the Year, Silver Slugger, Most Valuable Player, and World’s Champeen. All of these are very important,...

Three Giants win Gold Glove awards

Three Giants win Gold Glove awards For the first time in 22 years, the Giants have won three Gold Glove awards: catcher Buster Posey, shortstop Brandon Crawford and in an upset, second baseman Joe Panik. The winners were announced on ESPN on Tuesday afternoon. Posey, Crawford and Panik were selected in a vote of National League managers and coaches who could not select their own players, in combination with a defensive index created by the Society for American Baseball Research. Posey's improved throwing to second base and pitch framing were lauded widely throughout the game in...

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