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Posted by Ben Cafardo on October 29, 2012

ESPN2 to Present Rawlings Gold Glove Awards Show Tuesday

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ESPN2 will present the Rawlings Gold Glove Awards Show Tuesday, Oct. 30, at 9:30 p.m. ET from ESPN’s Baseball Tonight studio in Bristol, Conn. The Rawlings Gold Glove Awards are presented annually to the best defensive Major League Baseball players in both the American League and National League at every fielding position. Steve Berthiaume will host the one-hour event with analysts John Kruk and Nomar Garciaparra. The show will also be available via WatchESPN. This is the second consecutive year ESPN has televised the event.

Rawlings Gold Glove Awards show highlights:

  • Guest presenters Sandy Alomar Jr. and MLB Hall of Famers Andre Dawson and Ozzie Smith announcing the winners;
  • Special edition of Baseball Tonight’s Web Gems – hosted by Nomar Garciaparra – highlighting the best defensive plays of the MLB season;
  • Highlights and analysis of all the nominees and winners.

All 18 Gold Glove winners will be eligible for the second annual Rawlings Platinum Glove Award, which is given to the best defensive player in each league. Immediately following the show, fans can vote for the Platinum Gold Glove Awards winners at Rawlings.com. Winners will be announced at the Rawlings Gold Glove Awards Dinner on Nov. 9, in New York City.

2012 Rawlings Gold Glove Awards finalists

CategoryNational   LeagueAmerican   League
PBronson   Arroyo, CINJeremy   Hellickson, TB
Mark   Buehrle, MIAJake   Peavy, CWS
Clayton   Kershaw, LADC.J.   Wilson, LAA
CYadier   Molina, STLAlex   Avila, DET
Miguel   Montero, ARIRussell   Martin, NYY
Carlos   Ruiz, PHIA.J.   Pierzynski, CWS
Matt   Wieters, BAL
1BFreddie   Freeman, ATLAdrian   Gonzalez, BOS
Adam   LaRoche, WASEric   Hosmer, KC
Joey   Votto, CINMark   Teixeira, NYY
2BDarwin   Barney, CHCDustin   Ackley, SEA
Aaron   Hill, ARIRobinson   Cano, NYY
Brandon   Phillips, CINDustin   Pedroia, BOS
3BChase   Headley, SDAdrian   Beltre, TEX
Aramis   Ramirez, MILBrandon   Inge, OAK
David   Wright, NYMMike   Moustakas, KC
SSZack   Cozart, CINElvis   Andrus, TEX
Ian   Desmond, WASJ.J.   Hardy, BAL
Jose   Reyes, MIABrendan   Ryan, SEA
Jimmy   Rollins, PHI
LFRyan   Braun, MILAlex   Gordon, KC
Carlos   Gonzalez, COLDesmond   Jennings, TB
Martin   Prado, ATLDavid   Murphy, TEX
CFMichael   Bourn, ATLAustin   Jackson, DET
Andrew   McCutchen, PITAdam   Jones, BAL
Drew   Stubbs, CINMike   Trout, LAA
RFJay   Bruce, CINShin-Soo   Choo, CLE
Andre   Ethier, LADJeff   Francoeur, KC
Jason   Heyward, ATLJosh   Reddick, OAK

 

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