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White Sox Rookie Luis Robert Wins AL Gold Glove in Center Field

White Sox rookie Luis Robert took home the hardware as the 2020 Gold Glove Award Winner for the. American League in center field.

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The Chicago White Sox had five 2020 Rawlings Gold Glove finalists. The awards were announced tonight, and only one South Sider took home any hardware.

Luis Robert

Rookie centerfielder Luis Robert is officially the winner of the 2020 American League Center Field Gold Glove Award.

Often overshadowed by his end-of-season offensive slump, Robert played a reliable center field throughout the entirety of the 2020 campaign. He posted stellar figures of just one error, eight Defensive Runs Saved Above Average (Baseball-Reference), and a 3.4 defensive rating from FanGraphs.

He also made tough plays, like the one below, look incredibly easy on a regular basis.

Robert beat out Byron Buxton of the Twins and Ramon Laureano of the Athletics to win the award.

BS-Broadcast Journalism - University of Illinois 2016 | Engagement Director for | Editor-in-Chief at | Panelist on Four Feathers Podcast and Sox On Tap

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