'Yadi' Wins Fifth Gold Glove

Oct 30, 2012

It's not a World Series ring, but Yadier Molina is collecting baseball hardware. 

Catcher Yadier Molina, shown here with Jaime Garcia after a win in 2011, has won his fifth Gold Glove.
Catcher Yadier Molina, shown here with Jaime Garcia after a win in 2011, has won his fifth Gold Glove.
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The St. Louis Cardinals' catcher won his fifth Rawlings Gold Glove award, which is decided by managers and and coaches. He is the first Cardinals catcher to win the award five times, and the first Cardinal since Jim Edmonds to take home five Gold Gloves in a row.

Molina is also considered a contender for the National League's Most Valuable Player, which will be announced Nov. 15.

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