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Griffin Canning is the 2nd Angels pitcher to win a Gold Glove Award

Griffin Canning joined a select group in Angels history, one of only two pitchers in 60 years as a franchise to win a Gold Glove Award. Canning won the 2020 American League Gold Glove at pitcher on Tuesday.

Canning is the first Angels pitcher to win baseball’s top fielding honor since Mark Langston, who captured five consecutive Gold Glove awards from 1991-95.

The second-year pitcher, drafted in the second round out of UCLA in 2017, tied with Nathan Eovaldi for the American League lead among pitchers with three Defensive Runs Saved.