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These are the best gloves in the AL East

Rays center fielder Kevin Kiermaier might not be the most consistent hitter, but when you talk about his glove — oh my goodness — it’s second to none. He already has won three American League Gold Glove Awards during his six full seasons in the big leagues. The most recent came last year, when Kiermaier led all AL center fielders in defensive runs saved with 13, according to FanGraphs.

The Rays’ emphasis on defense is one reason the upstart franchise is consistently in the pennant race.

As we pondered Kiermaier’s exploits with the glove, we asked our AL East beat writers to pick the best glove for each of the five teams in the division:

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