ESPN2 to Present 'Rawlings Gold Glove Awards' Show Tuesday, October 30

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October 29th, 2012

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ESPN2 to Present Rawlings Gold Glove Awards Show Tuesday


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:

  • Ø Guest presenters Sandy Alomar Jr. and MLB Hall of Famers Andre Dawson and Ozzie Smith announcing the winners;
  • Ø Special edition of Baseball Tonight’s Web Gems - hosted by Nomar Garciaparra - highlighting the best defensive plays of the MLB season;
  • Ø 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 Winners will be announced at the Rawlings Gold Glove Awards Dinner on Nov. 9, in New York City.


2012 Rawlings Gold Glove Awards finalists

Category National League American League
P Bronson Arroyo, CIN Jeremy Hellickson, TB
Mark Buehrle, MIA Jake Peavy, CWS
Clayton Kershaw, LAD C.J. Wilson, LAA
C Yadier Molina, STL Alex Avila, DET
Miguel Montero, ARI Russell Martin, NYY
Carlos Ruiz, PHI A.J. Pierzynski, CWS
Matt Wieters, BAL
1B Freddie Freeman, ATL Adrian Gonzalez, BOS
Adam LaRoche, WAS Eric Hosmer, KC
Joey Votto, CIN Mark Teixeira, NYY
2B Darwin Barney, CHC Dustin Ackley, SEA
Aaron Hill, ARI Robinson Cano, NYY
Brandon Phillips, CIN Dustin Pedroia, BOS
3B Chase Headley, SD Adrian Beltre, TEX
Aramis Ramirez, MIL Brandon Inge, OAK
David Wright, NYM Mike Moustakas, KC
SS Zack Cozart, CIN Elvis Andrus, TEX
Ian Desmond, WAS J.J. Hardy, BAL
Jose Reyes, MIA Brendan Ryan, SEA
Jimmy Rollins, PHI
LF Ryan Braun, MIL Alex Gordon, KC
Carlos Gonzalez, COL Desmond Jennings, TB
Martin Prado, ATL David Murphy, TEX
CF Michael Bourn, ATL Austin Jackson, DET
Andrew McCutchen, PIT Adam Jones, BAL
Drew Stubbs, CIN Mike Trout, LAA
RF Jay Bruce, CIN Shin-Soo Choo, CLE
Andre Ethier, LAD Jeff Francoeur, KC
Jason Heyward, ATL Josh Reddick, OAK


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