Parra, who will be a free agent after the season, is a versatile outfielder. He’s played 30 games in center field, 45 games in left field and 15 games in right field this season.
After a down year in 2011 — which was split between Cincinnati and Washington — Gomes bounced back to hit 18 home runs and drive in 47 runs in 279 at-bats, along with his best-ever .377 on-base percentage for the A’s.
R.A. Dickey nearly went the distance as the Mets defeated the Diamondbacks 3-1 on Sunday.
Instead of arguing whether the Gold Glove Award is still relevant or if the Fielding Bible Award should be accepted the standard, how about combining the best aspects of both awards?