Right fielder Shin-Soo Choo was the only Indians player named as a finalist for a Gold Glove award. The awards will be announced Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. on ESPN2. Choo's competition among American League right fielders is Kansas City's Jeff Francouer and Oakland's Josh Reddick. The Indians didn't do much right last season on the way to 94 losses, but they did play good team defense. They finished tied for the fifth best fielding percentage in the AL with Toronto and Los Angeles at .984. They ranked fifth in errors with 96. Choo, known for his strong throwing arm, appeared in 154 games in right field. He was charged with two errors and recorded seven assists. Choo had a .993 fielding percentage. He will have a tough time beating Francouer or Reddick. Francouer led the AL with 19 assists, while Reddick finished third with 15.
Cleveland Indians RF Shin-Soo Choo finalist for Gold Glove award
Cleveland Plain Dealer | Oct 30