From SABR member John Dewan at ACTA Sports on September 23, 2013:
A few weeks ago we talked about how Andrelton Simmons is having the best defensive season since we started tracking advanced defensive metrics in 2003. It turns out that he has some company this year. Three other players are having historic-level defensive seasons as well—Gerardo Parra, Carlos Gomez and Manny Machado.
With one week left in the season, all four of these players are on track to break Brett Gardner’s Defensive Runs Saved mark of 35 runs set in 2010.
Here is where they stand this year in saving runs defensively for their teams.
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Originally published: September 23, 2013. Last Updated: September 23, 2013.