Gordon matches up favorably to win the award. In 1,270 innings, he committed six errors and had a fielding percentage of .992.
Gordon also is a standout according to the analytics, which factor into the award. The speedy second baseman posted a 6.4 UZR (ultimate zone rating) and he had 13 defensive runs saved (DRS).
Hechavarria, who missed the final month due to a left hamstring strain, finished with nine errors and a .984 fielding percentage, along with nine DRS and a 15.8 UZR.
Yelich saw action at both left field and center field. In left, he started 86 games, along with 35 starts in center. He committed two errors and had a .992 fielding percentage.
The Rawlings Gold Glove Awards are decided by Major League managers and coaches, with collaboration from the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) to incorporate sabermetrics as a component of the award.
Joe Frisaro is a reporter for MLB.com. He writes a blog, called The Fish Pond. Follow him on Twitter @JoeFrisaro and listen to his podcast. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.