2013 Rawlings Gold Glove Award® Finalists Announced

             2013 Rawlings Gold Glove Award® Finalists Announced

ESPN2 to broadcast exclusive show unveiling MLB recipients Tuesday, October

PR Newswire

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 25, 2013

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc.
a subsidiary of Jarden Corporation (NYSE: JAH), today announced the finalists
for the 2013 Rawlings Gold Glove Award®, honoring the best individual fielding
performances at each position in the American League™ and National League™.
Winners will be unveiled during a special, one-hour "Baseball Tonight – The
2013 Rawlings Gold Glove Award Announcement Show" on ESPN2 Tuesday, October
29, 2013, at 8pm ET/7pm CT.

(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130819/CG65730)

Rawlings first began highlighting the top-three defenders at each position in
2011. Since then, only 11 players have been named a Rawlings Gold Glove Award
finalist each year: Texas third baseman Adrian Beltre, Cincinnati right
fielder Jay Bruce and second baseman Brandon Phillips, Toronto pitcher Mark
Buehrle, New York second baseman Robinson Cano, Los Angeles first baseman
Adrian Gonzalez, Kansas City left fielder Alex Gordon, Baltimore shortstop
J.J. Hardy and catcher Matt Wieters, St. Louis catcher Yadier Molina and
Boston second baseman Dustin Pedroia.

A number of players are vying for the designation as the best defender at
their respective positions, including 26 former Rawlings Gold Glove Award
winners. The Baltimore Orioles™ lead all teams with six finalists, with
first-time finalists Chris Davis and Manny Machado joining Hardy, Wieters,
Adam Jones and Nick Markakis. The Kansas City Royals™ and Los Angeles
Dodgers™ follow with five Rawlings Gold Glove Award finalists each.

Tampa Bay's entire infield – first baseman James Loney, second baseman Ben
Zobrist, third baseman Evan Longoria and shortstop Yunel Escobar – earned
Rawlings Gold Glove Award finalist status. Last year, all three Atlanta
Braves™ outfielders were nominated for the prestigious defensive honor.

The longest, active consecutive streak of Rawlings Gold Glove Award wins
belongs to St. Louis' Molina with five, beginning in 2008. Kansas City's
Gordon is next with two consecutive wins.

Each manager and up to six (6) coaches on his staff vote from a pool of
qualified players in their League, and cannot vote for players on their own
team. For the first time in its 57-year history, Rawlings added a sabermetric
component to the Rawlings Gold Glove Award selection process, as part of its
new collaboration with the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR). The
SABR Defensive Index comprised of approximately 25 percent of the overall
selection total, with the managers and coaches' vote continuing to carry the

The 2013 Rawlings Gold Glove Award finalists are:


 Pos   Player 2013
 P Mark Buehrle        Toronto Blue Jays™
                      R.A. Dickey      Toronto Blue Jays™
                      Doug Fister     Detroit Tigers™
 C Joe Mauer     Minnesota Twins™
                      Salvador Perez        Kansas City Royals™
                      Matt Wieters       Baltimore Orioles™
 1B   Chris Davis     Baltimore Orioles™
                      Eric Hosmer      Kansas City Royals™
                      James Loney      Tampa Bay Rays™
 2B   Robinson Cano          New York Yankees™
                      Dustin Pedroia        Boston Red Sox™
                      Ben Zobrist     Tampa Bay Rays™
 3B   Adrian Beltre      Texas Rangers™
                      Evan Longoria        Tampa Bay Rays™
                      Manny Machado             Baltimore Orioles™
 SS  Alcides Escobar         Kansas City Royals™
                      Yunel Escobar        Tampa Bay Rays™
                      J.J. Hardy  Baltimore Orioles™
 LF  Yoenis Cespedes          Oakland Athletics™
                      Andy Dirks     Detroit Tigers™
                      Alex Gordon      Kansas City Royals™
 CF  Lorenzo Cain      Kansas City Royals™
                      Jacoby Ellsbury        Boston Red Sox™
                      Adam Jones      Baltimore Orioles™
 RF  Nick Markakis        Baltimore Orioles™
                      Josh Reddick      Oakland Athletics™
                      Shane Victorino         Boston Red Sox™


 Pos   Player 2013
 P  Patrick Corbin       Arizona Diamondbacks™
                  Zack Greinke      Los Angeles Dodgers™
                  Adam Wainwright             St. Louis Cardinals™
 C  A.J.                                           Los Angeles Dodgers™
                  Russell Martin        Pittsburgh Pirates™
                  Yadier Molina        St. Louis Cardinals™
 1B   Paul Goldschmidt            Arizona Diamondbacks™
                  Adrian Gonzalez          Los Angeles Dodgers™
                  Anthony Rizzo       Chicago Cubs™
 2B    Darwin Barney         Chicago Cubs™
                  Mark Ellis    Los Angeles Dodgers™
                  Brandon Phillips          Cincinnati Reds™
 3B   Nolan Arenado         Colorado Rockies™
                  Juan Uribe    Los Angeles Dodgers™
                  David Wright       New York Mets™
 SS  Ian Desmond        Washington Nationals™
                  Andrelton Simmons              Atlanta Braves™
                  Troy Tulowitzki        Colorado Rockies™
 LF  Carlos Gonzalez         Colorado Rockies™
                  Starling Marte       Pittsburgh Pirates™
                  Eric Young Jr.     New York Mets™
 CF Carlos Gomez        Milwaukee Brewers™
                  Andrew McCutchen              Pittsburgh Pirates™
                  Denard Span       Washington Nationals™
 RF  Jay Bruce   Cincinnati Reds™
                  Jason Heyward         Atlanta Braves™
                  Gerardo Parra        Arizona Diamondbacks™

Following the ESPN2 announcement telecast, voting for the Rawlings Platinum
Glove Award™ presented by SABR will begin at www.rawlings.com, allowing the
general public to weigh in as to who is "The Finest in the Field®" in both the
American League and National League. Fans can only select one player among
the 2013 Rawlings Gold Glove Award winners from each League.

A combination of the international fan vote and the SABR Defensive Index will
determine who takes home the honor of each League's top defensive player.

The Rawlings Platinum Glove Award winners will be unveiled during the 2013
Rawlings Gold Glove Award Ceremony presented by Gold Sport Collectibles on
Friday, November 8, 2013, at The Plaza Hotel in New York City.

About the Rawlings Gold Glove Award®
The Rawlings Gold Glove Award^® is a registered trademark owned by Rawlings
Sporting Goods Company, Inc. The award is correctly identified as the
Rawlings Gold Glove Award. The name should not be shortened, abbreviated or
otherwise misused. Proper identification of this service mark using the
registration symbol and the Rawlings name is important to protect the
integrity of the program and perpetuate this worthy tradition. For more
information, please visit www.rawlingsgoldglove.com.

About Rawlings
Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc. is an innovative manufacturer and
marketer of sporting goods worldwide. Founded in 1887, Rawlings is an
authentic global sports brand, trusted by generations of athletes from the
sandlot to the pros. Rawlings' unparalleled quality and expert craftsmanship
are the fundamental reasons why more athletes choose Rawlings, and why
Rawlings is the Official Batting Helmet and Ball Supplier of Major League
Baseball®, the official baseball of Minor League Baseball™ and the NCAA®, and
the approved baseball, basketball, football and softball of the National High
School Federation®. For more information, please visit Rawlings.com or by
phone at (314) 819-2800.

About Jarden Corporation
Jarden Corporationis a leading provider of a diverse range of consumer
products with a portfolio of over 120 trusted, quality brands sold
globally.Jarden operates in three primary business segments through a number
of well recognized brands, including: Outdoor Solutions: Abu Garcia®,
AeroBed®, Berkley®, Campingaz® and Coleman®, ExOfficio®, Fenwick®, Gulp!®,
Invicta®, K2®, Marker®, Marmot®, Mitchell®, Penn®, Rawlings®, Shakespeare®,
Stearns®, Stren®, Trilene®, Volkl® and Zoot®; Consumer Solutions: Bionaire®,
Breville®, Crock-Pot®, FoodSaver®, Health o meter®, Holmes®, Mr. Coffee®,
Oster®, Patton®, Rival®, Seal-a-Meal®, Sunbeam®, VillaWare® and White
Mountain®; and Branded Consumables: Ball®, Bee®, Bernardin®, Bicycle®, Billy
Boy®, Crawford®, Diamond®, Dicon®, Fiona®, First Alert®, First Essentials®,
Hoyle®, Kerr®, Lehigh®, Lifoam®, Lillo®, Loew Cornell®, Mapa®, NUK®, Pine
Mountain®, Quickie®, Spontex®, Tigex®, and Yankee Candle®. Headquartered
inRye, N.Y.,Jardenranks #383 on the Fortune 500 and has over 25,000
employees worldwide. For further information aboutJarden, please visit

SOURCE Rawlings

Website: http://www.rawlings.com
Contact: Kurt Hunzeker, (314) 819-5348, khunzeker@rawlings.com
Press spacebar to pause and continue. Press esc to stop.