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The Daily Chop: Josh Donaldson earns Player’s Choice Award

Donaldson is also a Gold Glove finalist at third base.

2019 NLDS Game 5 - St. Louis Cardinals v. Atlanta Braves Photo by Mike Zarrilli/MLB Photos via Getty Images

While the offseason looms, awards season is also on the horizon. Several Atlanta Braves players were in the news on Thursday as awards and awards finalists were announced. Josh Donaldson shook off back-to-back injury plagued years to to turn in a vintage performance in his first year in Atlanta. On Thursday, Donaldson was named as The Player’s Choice Award’s Comeback Player of the Year.

Donaldson was also named as a Gold Glove finalist along with teammate Ozzie Albies. Braves fans might have been expecting big offensive contributions from Donaldson but he surprised everyone with his performance with the glove in 2019.

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