Voting was done by managers and up to six coaches per team. They are not allowed to vote for players on their own team.
Cardinals manager Mike Matheny campaigned numerous times for Jay to be considered for a Gold Glove Award. Jay didn’t commit an error in the regular season and made several highlight reel catches near or at the wall in center field.
Working against Jay was the fact that he only played in 117 games due a shoulder injury suffered while slamming into the wall in April.
Yadier Molina was the only Cardinals player listed among the finalists. He’s going for his fifth straight Gold Glove Award.
The awards will be announced Tuesday night at 8 p.m. CT. Former Cardinals shortstop Ozzie Smith will participate in the presentation.
Here is the complete list of finalists for both leagues: