11 players and 3 coaches were asked if they think defensive metrics should factor into the Gold Glove.
Take a look at slegnA reliever Robert Coello's forkball and how it enhances his fastball.
Here's Prince Fielder on a surfboard.
Is major-league defense getting better? Why? Grant Brisbee has an article answering that very question. Among the reasons he lists, I especially agree with the increased strikeout rate, better field conditions and lenient official scorers.
On this day a year ago, the A's held a 4-2 lead but Pat Neshek served up a frisbee to Adrian Beltre and for some reason I will never understand, Bob Melvin put Tyson Ross into a tie game in the bottom of the ninth.