2013 Rawlings Gold Glove Award® Winners Announced

              2013 Rawlings Gold Glove Award® Winners Announced

Molina wins sixth consecutive Award; Arenado only 10th rookie to win defensive
top honor

PR Newswire

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 29, 2013

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc.
a subsidiary of Jarden Corporation (NYSE: JAH), today unveiled the 2013
Rawlings Gold Glove Award® winners for both the American League™ and National
League™ during an hour-long "Baseball Tonight – The 2013 Rawlings Gold Glove
Award Announcement Show presented by American Airlines" on ESPN2.

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Recognized as the best defensive players at their respective positions, the
2013 Rawlings Gold Glove Award class of honorees include eight, first-time
winners, including Colorado rookie third baseman Nolan Arenado. The 2009
second-round draft pick joins nine other players who won a Rawlings Gold Glove
Award in his first season: Boston Red Sox™ third baseman Frank Malzone (1957,
the inaugural year of the Award), Chicago Cubs™ second baseman Ken Hubbs
(1962), Chicago White Sox™ outfielder Tommie Agee (1966), Cincinnati Reds™
catcher Johnny Bench (1968), Boston catcher Carlton Fisk (1972), Boston
outfielder Fred Lynn (1975), Cleveland Indians™ catcher Sandy Alomar, Jr.
(1990), Florida Marlins™ catcher Charles Johnson (1995), and Seattle Mariners™
outfielder Ichiro Suzuki (2001).

St. Louis Cardinals™ catcher Yadier Molina won his sixth consecutive Rawlings
Gold Glove Award and Kansas City Royals™ left fielder Alex Gordon secured his
third straight Rawlings Gold Glove Award. Baltimore Orioles™ shortstop J.J.
Hardy and center fielder Adam Jones repeated, as did Colorado left fielder
Carlos Gonzalez.

Arizona Diamondbacks™ right fielder Gerardo Parra became the first player to
win two, outfield position-specific Awards since Rawlings reverted back to its
inaugural setup of honoring left fielders, center fielders and right fielders
separately. Parra won his first Rawlings Gold Glove Award as a left fielder
in 2011.

Milwaukee Brewers™ center fielder Carlos Gomez is the first Brewer to win a
Rawlings Gold Glove Award since shortstop Robin Yount did in 1982, ending the
longest drought between winners in the Award's 57-year history.

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
majority.

"The Rawlings Gold Glove Award is one of the most iconic awards in all of
sports, and this year's inclusion of the new SABR Defensive Index on the
managers and coaches' ballots and as part of the selection process reaffirms
our goal to evolve the Award platform as the definitive industry standard
honoring defensive excellence at the highest level of baseball," said Mike
Thompson, executive vice president and general manager, diamond sports at St.
Louis-based Rawlings.

Baltimore third baseman Manny Machado and Atlanta Braves™ shortstop Andrelton
Simmons had two of the best statistical defensive seasons in history in 2013,
helping them earn their first Rawlings Gold Glove Award. Other first-time
honorees include Toronto Blue Jays™ pitcher R.A. Dickey, Arizona Diamondbacks™
first baseman Paul Goldschmidt, Kansas City first baseman Eric Hosmer and
catcher Salvador Perez.

Unlike last year when only two teams had multiple winners, six teams accounted
for 14 of the 18 Rawlings Gold Glove Awards, led by Baltimore and Kansas City
(three recipients each) with Arizona, Boston, Colorado and St. Louis just
behind with two winners apiece.

Below is the complete roster of 2013 Rawlings Gold Glove Award winners from
each League, and the number of Rawlings Gold Glove Awards each player has won
in his career:

AMERICAN LEAGUE™
Pos  Player     2013                     Award(s)
                                Team    Won
P R.A. Dickey    Toronto Blue             1
                                Jays™
C  Salvador Perez     Kansas City Royals™  1
1B   Eric Hosmer    Kansas City Royals™  1
2B   Dustin Pedroia    Boston Red Sox™  3 ('08, '11)
3B   Manny Machado       Baltimore Orioles™  1
SS   J.J. Hardy    Baltimore                2 ('12)
                                Orioles™
LF    Alex Gordon    Kansas City Royals™   3 ('11, '12)
CF   Adam Jones      Baltimore                3 ('09, '12)
                                Orioles™
RF     Shane Victorino    Boston Red Sox™ 4 ('08, '09, '10)
NATIONAL LEAGUE™
Pos       Player 2013                     Award(s)
                                Team Won
P    Adam Wainwright   St. Louis                2 ('09)
                                Cardinals™
C   Yadier Molina  St. Louis                6 ('08, '09, '10, '11,
                                Cardinals™       '12)
1B     Paul Goldschmidt   Arizona Diamondbacks™  1
                                
2B      Brandon              Cincinnati               4 ('08, '10, '11)
           Phillips        Reds™
3B    Nolan Arenado   Colorado Rockies™ 1
                                
SS      Andrelton Simmons  Atlanta Braves™   1
                                 
LF     Carlos               Colorado Rockies™ 3 ('10, '12)
           Gonzalez
CF      Carlos Gomez  Milwaukee Brewers™   1
RF      Gerardo              Arizona Diamondbacks™    2 ('11)
           Parra

As part of its new collaboration with Rawlings, SABR now presents the
3-year-old Rawlings Platinum Glove Award™ fan vote that began at the
conclusion of the announcement show telecast at www.rawlings.com. The final
SABR Defensive Index will join the international fan vote to determine the
Rawlings Platinum Glove Award presented by SABR winners in each League. Fans
can only select one player among the 2013 Rawlings Gold Glove Award winners to
take home the "best of the best" honor.

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.

In addition to the Award presentation to this year's winners, Rawlings will
honor 12-time Rawlings Gold Glove Award winner Willie Mays with its Lifetime
Achievement Award along with inducting 18-time, Rawlings Gold Glove
Award-winning pitcher Greg Maddux into the Rawlings Gold Glove Award Hall of
Fame.

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.

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