The Indians' 2020 season certainly didn't end they way they wanted it to, but several players on the team had outstanding seasons, and they're starting to be recognized for their efforts. On Thursday, catcher Roberto Perez and pitcher Zack Plesac were each named finalists at their respective positions for the Rawlings Gold Glove Awards in the American League.
P Kenta Maeda Minnesota Twins; Griffin Canning Los Angeles Angels; Zach Plesac Cleveland Indians. C Yasmani Grandal Chicago White Sox; James McCann Chicago White Sox; Roberto Perez Cleveland Indians. B Matt Olson Oakland Athletics; Evan White Seattle Mariners; Yuli Gurriel Houston Astros.
While MLB's official awards won't be released until the World Series is over, two Cleveland Indians starting pitchers have already picked up some new hardware thanks to their peers. On Thursday, the MLB Players Association its Players Choice Awards for the 2020 season, with Indians ace Shane Bieber honored as the American League Outstanding Pitcher and Carlos Carrasco being named the American League Comeback Player of the Year.