Rockies Infield Awarded Two Gold Gloves


The 2014 Colorado Rockies have two Gold Glove winners, Nolan Arenado and D.J. LeMahieu.

For the fourth straight season the Colorado Rockies have had at least one player come away with a Gold Glove award. This year, second baseman D.J. LeMahieu and third baseman Nolan Arenado both came away with the prestigious award.

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Lemahieu is the first Rockies second baseman to win the Rawlings National League Gold Glove Award and the fifth Rockies infielder (Helton, Tulowitzki, Perez, Arenado). LeMahieu had a .991 fielding percentage and turned a league high 99 double plays in 2014.

This is the second year Arenado has been awarded with a Gold Glove. He won his first last year as a rookie.

This year marks the fifth time in Rockies’ history multiple Rockies came away with the award. 2001, 2002, 2010 2013 are the other years.

Justin Morneau, who led all NL first basemen with a .997 fielding percentage, fell short to Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez.

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