It's time to give the glove some love, and our top-five list focuses on the best of the best defensive players. Traditional numbers such as fielding percentage tell only part of the story. So we're going to dig deeper into some defensive metrics and examine which players rate the best in some key areas.
BEST AT GETTING TO EVERYTHING: Andrelton Simmons, SS, Braves
BEST AT MAKING TOUGH PLAYS: Dustin Pedroia, 2B, Red Sox
BEST OUTFIELD ARM: Alex Gordon, LF, Royals
BEST CATCHER ARM: Yadier Molina, Cardinals
BEST HOME RUN ROBBER: Carlos Gomez, CF, Brewers