Yadier Molina Wins Fifth Gold Glove

Posted by willp on October 30, 2012

St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina won his fifth consecutive Gold Glove at catcher, as announced by Major League Baseball Tuesday night.

Molina had a .997 fielding percentage at catcher, committing just three errors in 136 games. He had six passed balls on the season and threw out 48 percent of potential base-stealers.

Molina has won the Gold Glove at the position every year going back to 2008, making him the sixth player to win five or more behind the plate.

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