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Dodgers' Mookie Betts headlines Gold Glove winners with fifth straight


After Mookie Betts made spectacular play after spectacular play in the postseason -- including two home run robberies and a key catch of a sinking liner in Game 5 of the National League Championship Series -- it should come as no surprise that Betts is the National League Gold Glove winner for right field.


In his first season with the Los Angeles Dodgers , Betts claimed his fifth consecutive Gold Glove Award after winning four with the Boston Red Sox .


While postseason play doesn't factor into the awards, Betts' catch of Dansby Swanson's line drive in the third inning might have saved the game -- and the Dodgers' season.


The Braves, already up 3-1 in the series, led 2-0 with runners at second and third and one out when Betts made his grab, with Marcell Ozuna then ruled out for leaving third base early.


Gallo is known for his prodigious home runs, but he earned his first Gold Glove after moving to right field on a full-time basis for the first time in his career.


Gordon, who announced his retirement, becomes the sixth player to win a Gold Glove in his final season (joining pitchers Greg Maddux, Mike Mussina and Bobby Shantz; outfielder Roberto Clemente; and first baseman Wes Parker).






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