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Gold Glove winners announced. Michael Brantley and Yan Gomes not among them

It's an honor to be nominated though, right? ...Right?!

It's not your fault... it's not your fault...
It's not your fault... it's not your fault...
Jason Miller

• Gomes and Brantley lost their gold glove battles.

• In other award news, Corey Kluber is one of three finalists for AL Cy Young, an award I think he should win. Michael Brantley is one of three finalists for AL MVP, an award I don't think anybody not named "Trout" should get votes for. Full lists of finalists here.

• ICYMI, Terry Francona signed a longer-term deal with the Indians yesterday. Bastian shared Tito's thoughts on how the deal came together. In CastroTurf, Castrovince says managers still matter. GM Chris Antonetti dropped a solid joke into his thoughts on things:

* As expected, Pablo Sandoval declined the Giants' qualifying offer. Somebody might actually accept this year, though, says Anthony Castrovince. It is my opinion that only Cuddyer should.

• Jason Kipnis, trying to get better, has picked up boxing. Earlier this week talonk profiled Kipnis, and that near-the-middle spot in our 2014 in Review series is a sad reminder that he couldn't crack LGT's top 10 Indians MVP voting (after winning that honor last year).

• MLB free agency opened yesterday, and as expected, every team signed Scott "Nobody" Barnes.

"As the rosters currently stand, FanGraphs has the #Indians projected for the second-best starting rotation next year"

• I think Marlon Byrd might hate light blue:

• At Fangraphs, Jeff Sullivan took a look at the Cubs' future.

• After 412 home runs and over a hundred million dollars, Alfonso Soriano announced that he is planning to retire. He turned 38 in January.

• And finally, a reminder that things are in pretty good shape: