MLB 2013 Gold Glove winners announced

Kansas City and Baltimore have the most winners this year. Photo: Brandon Phillips wins his fourth Gold Glove Award/AP

LOS ANGELES, October 29, 2013 — There may not be a World Series game today, but there is still news to report. The Golden Glove Awards, which are awarded to the best fielder in each league at each position, were announced on Tuesday.

The 18 awards were given to players from only ten different teams with Baltimore and Kansas City have three winners each. Boston, St. Louis, Arizona, and Colorado each had two winners.

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St. Louis catcher, Yadier Molina won his sixth straight Gold Glove award, while Cincinnati’s Brandon Phillips won the fourth in his career at second base for the National League.

In the American League, Boston’s Dustin Pedroia and Shane Victorino won their third and fourth Gold Gloves, respectively. R.A. Dickey surprisingly won his first Gold Glove at the ripe young age of 39.

National League:

Catcher: Yadier Molina, StL

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First Base: Paul Goldschmidt, ARI

Second Base: Brandon Phillips, CIN

Third Base: Nolan Arenado, COL

Short Stop: Andrelton Simmons, ATL

Left Field: Carlos Gonzalez, COL

Center Field: Carlos Gomez, MIL

Right Field: Gerardo Parra, ARI

Pitcher: Adam Wainwright, StL

American League:          

Catcher: Salvador Perez, KC

First Base: Eric Hosmer, KC

Second Base: Dustin Pedroia, BOS

Third Base: Manny Machado, BAL

Shortstop: J.J. Hardy, BAL

Left Field: Alex Gordon, KC

Center Field: Adam Jones, BAL

Right Field: Shane Victorino, BOS

Pitcher: R.A. Dickey, TOR             

Kevin J. Wells is the Sports Editor for The Washington Times Communities and also writes about Major League Baseball and punk rock music. Follow him on Twitter @WellsOnBaseball

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Kevin J. Wells was born and raised in the Los Angeles area in a town called Montrose.  He currently plays guitar for and is a founding member of the Los Angeles punk rock band Emmer Effer.  He has worked in a number of different career fields including Behavioral Therapy, Commodities, Insurance, and most recently a food cart in Portland, OR. Kevin has been both a sports and entertainment columnist and editor for The Washington Times Communities since January 2013.

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