10/29/12 1:06 PM ET
Gold Glove finalists set; winners revealed tonight
By Zack Meisel / MLB.com
The Reds lead all clubs, with six finalists, including second baseman Brandon Phillips and first baseman Joey Votto, who both garnered hardware last season. Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina is seeking his fifth consecutive Gold Glove Award.
Each Major League manager and up to six coaches on each staff vote from a pool of qualified players in their respective league. Voters cannot select players from their own team.
Winners will be revealed during the 2012 Rawlings Gold Glove Award Announcement Show, airing on ESPN2 on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. ET.
Here are the finalists at each position.
Pitcher: Jeremy Hellickson, Jake Peavy, C.J. Wilson
Catcher: Alex Avila, Russell Martin, A.J. Pierzynski, Matt Wieters
First base: Adrian Gonzalez, Eric Hosmer, Mark Teixeira
Second base: Dustin Ackley, Robinson Cano, Dustin Pedroia
Shortstop: Elvis Andrus, J.J. Hardy, Brendan Ryan
Third base: Adrian Beltre, Brandon Inge, Mike Moustakas
Left field: Alex Gordon, Desmond Jennings, David Murphy
Center field: Austin Jackson, Adam Jones, Mike Trout
Right field: Shin-Soo Choo, Jeff Francoeur, Josh Reddick
Pitcher: Bronson Arroyo, Mark Buehrle, Clayton Kershaw
Catcher: Molina, Miguel Montero, Carlos Ruiz
First base: Freddie Freeman, Adam LaRoche, Votto
Second base: Darwin Barney, Aaron Hill, Phillips
Shortstop: Zack Cozart, Ian Desmond, Jose Reyes, Jimmy Rollins
Third base: Chase Headley, Aramis Ramirez, David Wright
Left field: Ryan Braun, Carlos Gonzalez, Martin Prado
Center field: Michael Bourn, Andrew McCutchen, Drew Stubbs
Right field: Jay Bruce, Andre Ethier, Jason Heyward