By Jon Weisman
First baseman Adrian Gonzalez is the Dodgers’ other Gold Glove finalist, competing against San Francisco’s Brandon Belt and Arizona’s Paul Goldschmidt. Gonzalez is a four-time Gold Glove winner, including 2014.
Greinke, who led the Major Leagues in adjusted ERA and WHIP, also finished fourth in the balloting for Sporting News MLB Player of the Year, behind Toronto’s Josh Donaldson, Washington’s Bryce Harper and Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta, who had 43 votes to Greinke’s 40.
Joc Pederson tied Chicago’s Kyle Schwarber for fourth in the vote for Sporting News NL Rookie of the Year, after the Cubs’ Kris Bryant, San Francisco’s Matt Duffy and Pittsburgh’s Jung Ho Kang.
Andre Ethier was fifth in the Sporting News balloting for NL Comeback Player of the Year, won by Mets pitcher Matt Harvey.
Arrieta and Pittsburgh’s Gerrit Cole are the other NL pitcher finalists for the Gold Glove, which Greinke previously won last year.
Gold Glove selection and voting criteria can be found here.