Originally Posted by Brian26
Everyone knows the gold glove winner is the best offensive player at his position. This dates back to the Eric Chavez early 2000s era, with a dose of Derek Jeter.
Yep, early 2000s seems to be when the the GG award went off the rails and became a hybrid of gold glove/silver slugger. I would have no problem with AJ getting a silver slugger at his position. He definitely deserves that one but defensively, he is not a gold glove catcher.
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