Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts came up short in his bid to win a Gold Glove Award. The award went to Royals SS Alcides Escobar.

Bogaerts was the only Sox player in the list of finalists for Gold Gloves.

Keep in mind managers and coaches are the voters for Gold Gloves Awards and they can't vote for their own players.

Here's a look at some of the key comparisons of the stats between Bogaerts and Escobar...

Esocbar:   13 errors, 647 chances, .980 fieldings %

Bogaerts:  11 errors, 676 chances, .984 fielding %

No that hitting is (but often times is) considered...

Escobar:     .257BA   3 HR   47 RBI

Bogaerts:    .318BA   7HR    81 RBI


2015 Gold Glove Winners


C: Salvador Perez, Royals
1B: Eric Hosmer, Royals
2B: Jose Altuve, Astros
3B: Manny Machado, Orioles
SS: Alcides Escobar, Royals
LF: Yoenis Cespedes, Tigers
CF: Kevin Kiermaier, Rays
RF: Kole Calhoun, Angels
P: Dallas Keuchel, Astros


C: Yadier Molina, Cardinals
1B: Paul Goldschmidt, D-backs
2B: Dee Gordon, Marlins
3B: Nolan Arenado, Rockies
SS: Brandon Crawford, Giants
LF: Starling Marte, Pirates
CF: A.J. Pollock, D-backs
RF: Jason Heyward, Cardinals
P: Zack Greinke, Dodgers