Breland Almadova named 2014 Minor League Rawlings Gold Glove Award Winner
PHOENIX - The Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) Minor League outfielder Breland Almadova, who played in 89 games with Single-A South Bend and 42 games with Single-A Advanced Visalia this season, was named the 2014 Minor League Rawlings Gold Glove Award® winner at centerfield, as announced by Minor League Baseball™ and Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc.
Among full-season center fielders (min. 80 games), Almadova posted a .995 fielding percentage in 131 games between South Bend and Visalia. He had 345 putouts while only committing two errors.
Almadova was selected by the D-backs in the 37th round of the 2012 First-Year Player Draft from the University of Hawaii.