3 Phillies players who could win major awards in 2024

This Phillies team has high expectations, as do the individual players. Which Phillies will take home some hardware this season?
Philadelphia Phillies shortstop Trea Turner could win the NL MVP Award this season
Philadelphia Phillies shortstop Trea Turner could win the NL MVP Award this season / Sean M. Haffey/GettyImages
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Bryson Stott: Gold Glove Award

In his second year as a major leaguer, Bryson Stott moved across the diamond to become the full-time second baseman so newly acquired Trea Turner could play his regular position of shortstop. Stott didn't disappoint with his glove.

In fact, he was so good at the new position that he was nominated as one of the three finalists for the NL Gold Glove Award. Though he didn’t win the award in 2023, he proved that he needs to be mentioned among the best defensive second basemen in the league.

The 26-year-old stand out will break through in 2024 and bring home the Gold Glove award for the first time in his career.

In 2023, Stott made just five errors over 362 attempts for a .992 fielding percentage. According to FanGraphs, Stott ranked first in the NL (fourth in MLB) at second base with an 11.3 Def rating, ahead of the 2023 Gold Glove winner Nico Hoerner. His accumulated six DRS (defensive runs saved above average) was third in the NL and sixth in MLB. Plus, he led NL second basemen with 16 OAA and 12 RAA.

Simply watching Stott play second base is an absolute treat, and he passes the eye test. Time after time, a ball looks to be hit into the hole to get through to the outfield, but Stott tracks it down and corrals it. He routinely runs down and catches popups that look to be in "no man’s land." In fact, Baseball Savant has him in the 99th percentile in MLB for his range score.

Bryson Stott is a special defender who is just scratching the surface of his defensive prowess. He has multiple Gold Gloves in his future and will get his first in 2024.