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2012 National League Gold Glove Awards

Catcher
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Yadier Molina
SLN
C
30.0
9.0
10.0
5.4
by Fielding Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Yadier Molina
SLN
C
30.0
9.0
10.0
5.4
2 Miguel Montero
ARI
C
29.0
7.4
9.2
4.5
3 A.J. Ellis
LAN
C
31.2
6.6
8.2
3.7
4 Martin Maldonado*
MIL
C
25.9
6.4
2.5
0.4
5 Nick Hundley
SDN
C
28.8
3.5
2.3
0.3
6 Welington Castillo*
CHN
C
25.2
2.6
0.7
-0.9
7 Dave Ross
ATL
C
35.3
2.4
3.1
1.5
8 Rob Johnson
NYN
C
28.9
1.6
0.5
-0.0
First Base
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Adam LaRoche
WAS
1B
32.7
9.3
3.5
1.8
by Fielding Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Adam LaRoche
WAS
1B
32.7
9.3
3.5
1.8
2 Yonder Alonso*
SDN
1B
25.2
8.8
2.7
1.1
3 Joey Votto
CIN
1B
28.8
8.4
2.1
0.9
4 Paul Goldschmidt
ARI
1B
24.8
7.8
2.5
0.9
5 Carlos Lee
MULT
1B
36.0
5.4
2.2
0.6
6 Gaby Sanchez
MULT
1B
28.8
5.1
1.6
0.7
7 Brandon Belt
SFN
1B
24.2
4.9
1.5
0.2
8 Todd Helton
COL
1B
38.9
3.8
0.9
0.1
Second Base
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Darwin Barney
CHN
2B
26.6
9.7
7.1
3.0
by Fielding Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Mark Ellis
LAN
2B
35.1
11.5
4.4
1.5
2 Daniel Descalso
SLN
2B
25.7
10.3
2.6
0.6
3 Darwin Barney
CHN
2B
26.6
9.7
7.1
3.0
4 Danny Espinosa
WAS
2B
25.2
7.6
6.4
3.0
5 Steve Lombardozzi*
WAS
2B
23.8
6.9
3.3
2.1
6 Freddy Galvis*
PHI
2B
22.6
6.3
2.0
0.7
7 DJ LeMahieu*
COL
2B
24.0
5.9
2.7
1.0
8 Aaron Hill
ARI
2B
30.3
4.2
8.0
3.7
Third Base
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Chase Headley
SDN
3B
28.1
-0.9
5.7
2.3
by Fielding Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Pedro Alvarez
PIT
3B
25.4
8.4
3.9
0.8
2 Luis Cruz
LAN
3B
28.4
6.2
1.8
0.8
3 Scott Rolen
CIN
3B
37.2
5.7
2.5
0.7
4 Ryan Zimmerman
WAS
3B
27.8
5.0
5.9
2.8
5 Placido Polanco
PHI
3B
36.7
4.6
2.5
0.9
6 Juan Uribe
LAN
3B
32.9
3.8
1.5
0.6
7 Pablo Sandoval
SFN
3B
25.9
3.0
3.5
1.5
8 Joaquin Arias
SFN
3B
27.8
2.6
1.6
0.6
Shortstop
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Jimmy Rollins
PHI
SS
33.6
-10.2
5.3
0.4
by Fielding Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Brandon Crawford
SFN
SS
25.4
10.0
7.8
3.8
2 Andrelton Simmons*
ATL
SS
22.8
9.1
3.5
1.9
3 Clint Barmes
PIT
SS
33.3
6.7
6.7
2.4
4 Everth Cabrera
SDN
SS
25.6
6.3
3.6
0.3
5 Paul Janish
ATL
SS
29.7
5.9
3.5
1.9
6 Starlin Castro
CHN
SS
22.3
4.6
7.9
2.8
7 Rafael Furcal
SLN
SS
34.7
4.0
4.4
0.7
8 Zack Cozart*
CIN
SS
26.9
3.9
6.4
2.1
Outfield
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Carlos Gonzalez
COL
LF
26.7
-9.1
2.1
0.3
Jason Heyward
ATL
RF
22.9
18.0
5.2
2.8
Andrew McCutchen
PIT
CF
25.7
5.1
5.7
2.1
by Fielding Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Jason Heyward
ATL
RF
22.9
18.0
5.2
2.8
2 Carlos Gomez
MIL
CF
26.6
11.9
2.7
0.3
3 Jay Bruce
CIN
RF
25.2
9.2
3.2
0.9
4 Bryce Harper*
WAS
CF
19.7
7.8
5.7
3.0
5 Jon Jay
SLN
CF
27.3
7.0
3.1
0.5
6 Ryan Braun
MIL
LF
28.6
6.5
2.0
-0.0
7 Gerardo Parra
ARI
CF
25.2
6.3
1.7
-0.0
8 Alfonso Soriano
CHN
LF
36.5
6.0
2.9
1.0
9 Andrew McCutchen
PIT
CF
25.7
5.1
5.7
2.1
10 Justin Maxwell
HOU
CF
28.7
4.9
1.5
-0.0
11 Justin Upton
ARI
RF
24.9
4.6
2.9
0.7
12 Chris Heisey
CIN
LF
27.5
4.5
2.3
0.8
13 Giancarlo Stanton
MIA
RF
22.6
4.4
2.4
0.6
14 Shane Victorino
MULT
CF
31.6
4.4
4.2
1.1
15 Jayson Werth
WAS
RF
33.1
4.0
2.8
1.6
16 Cameron Maybin
SDN
CF
25.2
3.8
4.3
1.1
17 Andres Torres
NYN
CF
34.4
3.6
2.1
-0.3
18 Rick Ankiel
WAS
CF
33.0
3.1
2.4
1.4
19 Austin Kearns
MIA
LF
32.1
3.0
1.4
1.0
20 Angel Pagan
SFN
CF
31.0
3.0
4.6
1.3
21 Nyjer Morgan
MIL
CF
32.0
2.5
1.5
0.1
22 John Mayberry
PHI
LF
28.5
2.4
2.4
0.6
23 Chris Denorfia
SDN
RF
32.0
2.3
1.4
0.2
24 Brandon Barnes*
HOU
CF
26.1
2.3
0.6
0.1
*Rookie
WAR data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com

2012 American League Gold Glove Awards

Catcher
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Matt Wieters
BAL
C
26.1
5.3
11.1
6.4
by Fielding Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Russell Martin
NYA
C
29.4
17.6
4.9
0.8
2 Salvador Perez
KCA
C
22.1
9.6
4.4
1.9
3 J.P. Arencibia
TOR
C
26.5
7.8
5.0
1.9
4 A.J. Pierzynski
CHA
C
35.5
6.9
6.7
2.4
5 Matt Wieters
BAL
C
26.1
5.3
11.1
6.4
6 Jose Lobaton*
TBA
C
27.7
3.8
2.3
0.4
7 Chris Stewart
NYA
C
30.4
3.5
1.9
0.3
8 Bobby Wilson
LAA
C
29.2
3.4
2.8
0.8
First Base
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Mark Teixeira
NYA
1B
32.2
7.7
3.4
2.1
by Fielding Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Albert Pujols
LAA
1B
32.5
13.2
2.0
0.6
2 Casey Kotchman
CLE
1B
29.4
7.9
1.5
0.1
3 Mark Teixeira
NYA
1B
32.2
7.7
3.4
2.1
4 Daric Barton
OAK
1B
26.9
5.1
0.1
-0.3
5 Mitch Moreland
TEX
1B
26.8
4.2
1.9
1.0
6 Brandon Moss
OAK
1B
28.8
2.3
0.1
-0.5
7 Eric Hosmer
KCA
1B
22.7
1.5
2.4
0.7
8 David Cooper*
TOR
1B
25.4
0.7
0.4
0.1
Second Base
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Robinson Cano
NYA
2B
29.7
3.8
10.6
6.3
by Fielding Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Ian Kinsler
TEX
2B
30.0
13.5
3.7
-0.4
2 Gordon Beckham
CHA
2B
25.8
7.6
7.4
3.2
3 Alexi Casilla
MIN
2B
27.9
6.4
2.7
0.3
4 Robinson Cano
NYA
2B
29.7
3.8
10.6
6.3
5 Will Rhymes
TBA
2B
29.3
2.6
1.6
0.9
6 Ramon Santiago
DET
2B
32.8
2.6
2.3
0.9
7 Chris Getz
KCA
2B
28.8
1.8
1.2
-0.3
8 Ryan Flaherty*
BAL
2B
25.9
1.5
0.7
0.1
Third Base
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Adrian Beltre
TEX
3B
33.2
-7.5
4.4
1.6
by Fielding Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Brett Lawrie
TOR
3B
22.5
15.7
3.8
1.2
2 Jack Hannahan
CLE
3B
32.3
12.8
2.9
1.1
3 Manny Machado*
BAL
3B
20.0
9.2
1.1
-0.1
4 Mike Moustakas
KCA
3B
23.8
7.2
6.8
3.6
5 Alberto Callaspo
LAA
3B
29.2
5.0
3.4
0.7
6 Brandon Inge
MULT
3B
35.1
3.8
2.6
0.9
7 Josh Donaldson*
OAK
3B
26.6
3.5
2.4
0.9
8 Evan Longoria
TBA
3B
26.7
3.4
1.1
0.1
Shortstop
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
J.J. Hardy
BAL
SS
29.9
6.6
12.4
7.2
by Fielding Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Brendan Ryan
SEA
SS
30.3
19.0
8.1
3.8
2 Alexei Ramirez
CHA
SS
30.8
7.1
6.6
1.6
3 Brian Dozier*
MIN
SS
25.1
6.8
3.2
0.6
4 J.J. Hardy
BAL
SS
29.9
6.6
12.4
7.2
5 Cliff Pennington
OAK
SS
28.0
5.8
5.8
2.8
6 Yunel Escobar
TOR
SS
29.7
2.0
4.4
-0.2
7 Pedro Florimon Jr.*
MIN
SS
25.6
1.5
1.5
0.1
8 Jose Iglesias*
BOS
SS
22.5
0.9
0.9
0.2
Outfield
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Alex Gordon
KCA
LF
28.4
12.4
3.0
0.8
Adam Jones
BAL
CF
26.9
-0.8
6.4
2.5
Josh Reddick
OAK
RF
25.4
7.6
4.0
1.7
by Fielding Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Alex Gordon
KCA
LF
28.4
12.4
3.0
0.8
2 Craig Gentry
TEX
CF
28.6
10.0
4.0
2.3
3 Alex Rios
CHA
RF
31.4
9.0
4.3
2.0
4 Jarrod Dyson*
KCA
CF
27.9
8.7
2.8
1.0
5 Josh Reddick
OAK
RF
25.4
7.6
4.0
1.7
6 Denard Span
MIN
CF
28.3
7.2
3.9
1.1
7 Vernon Wells
LAA
LF
33.6
6.6
1.3
0.4
8 Nick Swisher
NYA
RF
31.6
4.9
2.3
0.7
9 Nelson Cruz
TEX
RF
32.0
4.8
4.1
1.8
10 Ben Zobrist
TBA
RF
31.1
4.7
2.0
1.1
11 Alejandro De Aza
CHA
CF
28.2
4.6
5.3
2.4
12 Trayvon Robinson
SEA
LF
24.8
4.3
0.9
0.3
13 Lorenzo Cain
KCA
CF
26.2
4.1
1.4
0.2
14 Casper Wells
SEA
LF
27.6
4.0
1.5
0.3
15 Ryan Sweeney
BOS
RF
27.4
3.8
1.2
0.3
16 Andy Dirks
DET
LF
26.4
3.8
0.8
-0.1
17 Sam Fuld
TBA
RF
30.6
3.7
0.9
0.5
18 Dewayne Wise
MULT
LF
34.4
3.6
1.7
0.6
19 Seth Smith
OAK
LF
29.8
3.6
1.4
0.6
20 Franklin Gutierrez
SEA
CF
29.4
3.4
1.1
0.2
21 Rajai Davis
TOR
LF
31.7
3.3
1.9
0.2
22 Darnell McDonald
MULT
LF
33.6
2.8
0.7
0.3
23 Ezequiel Carrera
CLE
LF
25.1
2.7
0.8
0.1
24 Ben Revere
MIN
RF
24.2
2.5
2.6
0.5
*Rookie
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