FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Former Razorback left-handed pitcher Dallas Keuchel has won the American League Gold Glove Award given annually to baseball’s best fielder at each position. It is Keuchel’s second consecutive Gold Glove as he also won the award last year.
Keuchel committed just one error in 232.0 innings pitched and posted a fielding percentage of .986. He recorded 18 put outs and 53 assists from the mound.
The Houston Astros pitcher was also named a finalist for the AL Cy Young Award given to the American League’s best pitcher. Keuchel finished the regular season with a 20-8 record and a 2.48 ERA in 33 starts. He led the AL in wins, wins above replacement, innings pitched and WHIP while finishing second in ERA, hits per nine innings and home runs per nine innings.
The left-hander dominated the AL Wild Card Game, shutting out the New York Yankees for six innings despite pitching on just three days rest. The win sent the Astros to the AL Divisional Series.
Major League Baseball will announce the Cy Young Award winners on Wednesday, Nov. 18 at 5 p.m. on MLB Network.
On Monday night, Keuchel was named the American League’s Most Outstanding Pitcher at the Players Choice Award, an honor voted annually by the league’s players.
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