Two Padres are finalists for Gold Glove Awards, and both of them, ought to they win, can be taking house the honour for the primary time.
And each are in a novel place – Ha-Seong Kim is a finalist in two classes, second base and utility, whereas Fernando Tatis Jr. was named for his play in proper area, in his first season as an outfielder.
Main League Baseball launched the finalists Wednesday, with the winners set to be revealed Nov. 5. Gold Gloves honor one of the best fielders at every place in each leagues.
Kim’s fellow finalists amongst second basemen are Chicago’s Nico Hoerner and Philadelphia’s Bryson Stott. Within the utility class, simply in its second yr, he faces off with Los Angeles’ Mookie Betts and St. Louis’ Tommy Edman.
Betts, like Kim, can also be a twin finalist, and in Tatis’ place. Rounding out the best area class is Washington’s Lane Thomas.
The final Padre to be named a Gold Glove winner is middle fielder Trent Grisham. He gained twice, in 2020 and 2022.