‘Didn’t deserve any’ Gold Gloves
Free representative shortstop Carlos Correa isn’t extremely satisfied with Hall of Famer Derek Jeter’s defense.
Speaking on the “Me Gustan Los Deportes” podcast recently with previous MLB 2nd baseman Carlos Baerga, Correa, who won his very first Gold Glove this season, disagreed with the 5 Gold Gloves the previous New york city Yankees shortstop won throughout his 20-year profession.
“Derek Jeter, how many Gold Gloves did he win?,” Correa asked. “Five, I think he won. … Derek Jeter didn’t deserve any.”
Jeter won the American League Gold Glove at shortstop in 2004-06 and 2009-10.
Correa referrals fielding analytics, mentioning Jeter’s profession minus-165 Defensive Runs Conserved, per Baseball-Reference. Correa has a DRS of 67 in his seven-year profession with the Houston Astros.
Correa headings a deep class of complimentary representative shortstops this offseason that likewise consists of Corey Seager, Marcus Semien, Javier Báez, Trevor Story and Chris Taylor.
With Gleyber Torres returning to 2nd base, the Yankees are anticipated to attempt to sign one among the prominent shortstops.
If the Yankees handle to sign Correa, it will be intriguing to see the reception he obtain from fans at Yankee Arena after dissing Jeter.
This post initially appeared on U.S.A. TODAY: Carlos Correa states Derek Jeter ‘didn’t be worthy of any’ Gold Gloves
Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.