Mookie Betts becomes 44th Red Sox player to win Gold Glove

BOSTON (WHDH) - Right fielder Mookie Betts has won a Gold Glove for the first time in his career.

Betts, 24, is the 44th Red Sox player to win the Gold Glove and the youngest since Fred Lynn won in 1975 at the age of 23.

Betts lead American League outfielders with a .997 fielding percentage, committing only one error in 361 chances.

Centerfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. and second baseman Dustin Pedroia were Gold Gloves finalists for their positions. Those Gold Gloves ended up going to Tampa Bay’s Kevin Kiermaier and Detroit’s Ian Kinsler.

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