Minor League Baseball and Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc., announced Zach Vincej as recipient of the 2016 Rawlings Gold Glove Award for defensive excellence at shortstop.
Vincej recorded a .991 fielding percentage in 105 games for the Blue Wahoos. Vincej, 25, who had 423 total chanced and turned 54 double plays, was the only shortstop with a field percentage north of .985.
Vincej was selected by Cincinnati in the 37th round of the 2012 First-Year Player Draft out of Pepperdine. While a junior at Pepperdine, Vincej was selected as a prestigious ABCA/Rawlings Gold Glove winner.
Vincej will be competing for the Peoria Javelinas in the Arizona Fall League which begins October 11.