2018 GreenJacket, Logan Baldwin, Named Golden Glove Winner

Baldwin Named the RF to Receive The 2018 Rawlings Gold Glove Award

By Augusta GreenJackets | October 8, 2018 2:08 PM

NORTH AUGUSTA, SC: The Augusta GreenJackets, South Atlantic Affiliate of the San Francisco Giants, are excited to announce that 2018 Right Fielder, Logan Baldwin, has been awarded the 2018 Rawlings Gold Glove Award. Minor League Baseball and Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc., today announced the nine recipients of the 2018 Rawlings Gold Glove Award® for defensive excellence. The winners at each position were selected from players in the 10 domestic-based, full-season Minor Leagues. Each player will receive his own Rawlings Gold Glove Award, modeled after the iconic award given to Major League Baseball's top defensive players, during the 2019 season.

 

"We're proud to recognize the Minor League recipients of the Rawlings Gold Glove Award® who've continually showcased their superior defensive skills throughout the 2018 season," said Mike Thompson, Chief Marketing Officer for Rawlings. "Our long-standing partnership with Minor League Baseball continues to grow and evolve and we're proud to share this prestigious award platform with its athletes."

 

"This group has set the standard for defensive excellence in Minor League Baseball, and I am pleased to honor these nine recipients with a Rawlings Gold Glove Award®," said Minor League Baseball President & CEO Pat O'Conner. "On behalf of Minor League Baseball and our tremendous partners at Rawlings, I congratulate each of them on their outstanding seasons."

 

The 2018 Minor League Baseball recipients of the Rawlings Gold Glove Award® are as follows:

 

Position

Player

Minor League Team(s)

Major League Organization

1B

Evan White

Modesto (A), Tacoma (AAA)

Seattle

2B

Daniel Brito

Lakewood (A), Clearwater (A)

Philadelphia

SS

Blake Trahan

Louisville (AAA)

Cincinnati

3B

Ke'Bryan Hayes

Altoona (AA)

Pittsburgh

LF

Troy Stokes, Jr.

Biloxi (AA)

Milwaukee

CF

Bryce Johnson

San Jose (A)

San Francisco

RF

Logan Baldwin

Augusta (A)

San Francisco

C

Payton Henry

Wisconsin (A)

Milwaukee

P

Bernardo Flores

Winston-Salem (A), Birmingham (AA)

Chicago (AL)

 

 

Augusta GreenJackets right fielder Logan Baldwin recorded 13 outfield assists and a .991 fielding percentage in 100 games, making just two errors in 220 total chances. Baldwin, 22, was selected by the San Francisco Giants in the 21st round of the 2017 First-Year Player Draft out of Georgia Southern University.

 

SRP Park will host Baldwin's Alma Mater, Georgia Southern University, on Saturday, October 13th. Georgia Southern will make their first trip to SRP Park as they take on Clemson University in a Fall Baseball matchup. First Pitch is slated for 1:05PM with Gates opening at 12PM. Tickets are $6, and parking is $5. To get your tickets and parking pass, CLICK HERE.

 

About the Augusta GreenJackets

SRP Park is the anchor piece of Riverside Village, a live, work, "playball" development which includes apartment living, senior living, retail, restaurants, class "A" office space, and a Crowne Plaza Hotel and Conference Center. To learn more about SRP Park and hosting events and availability, visit www.thesrppark.com.

 

2019 Augusta GreenJackets season tickets are on sale now. To learn more about the benefits and to get in on the 2019 action, visit www.greenjacketsbaseball.com or call (803) 349-WINS (9467).

 

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