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Padres’ Fernando Tatís Jr., Guardians’ Andrés Giménez Win 2023 MLB Platinum Gloves

CHICAGO, IL - SEPTEMBER 30: San Diego Padres right fielder Fernando Tatis Jr. (23) looks to the dugout after a walk during a Major League Baseball game between the San Diego Padres and the Chicago White Sox on September 30, 2023 at Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago, IL. (Photo by Melissa Tamez/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

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San Diego Padres rightfielder Fernando Tatís Jr. and Cleveland Guardians infielder Andrés Giménez have won the 2023 Platinum Glove Award for the National League and American League, respectively.

Tatís Jr. recorded a career-high 283 putouts as he spent most of his time in the outfield this past season, winning the first Gold Glove award of his career to put him in Platinum Glove qualification.

San Diego Padres @Padres

Certified Platinum 👏

Fernando @tatis_jr is the first Padre and the first outfielder in the National League to win a Platinum Glove!

Meanwhile, Giménez turned a career-high 87 double plays in 150 games while winning his second-straight Gold Glove award.

Cleveland Guardians @CleGuardians

Our beautiful, wonderful second baseman has been recognized as the best fielder in the American League.

Congrats to the AL Platinum Glove winner, Andrés Giménez.#ForTheLand

Tatís Jr. and Giménez finished second and third amongst all MLB players with 27 and 23 defensive runs saved, according to

The former shortstop became the first player in Padres history to win the award after it began in 2011. He breaks Nolan Arenado’s streak, as the eight-time All-Star had been named the best defender in the National League for six straight years.

Meanwhile, Giménez is the second player from Cleveland to be named a Platinum Glove award-winner after Francisco Lindor earned the honor in 2016.



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