2012 Gold Glove winners announced; did they get them right?

Was Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina among the 2012 Gold Glove winners? (Getty Images)

The Gold Glove award winners for 2012 have been announced.

Before we run them down, some quick housekeeping: Bear in mind that this year for the first time the outfield is being broken down into specific positions, so no longer will you see the Gold Gloves going to three center fielders, which was occasionally the case in the past.

Below in parentheses, you'll find each player's career total for Gold Gloves, including this year's award. You will also find this guy's opinion -- based on the numbers, personal observation and rep -- on who should've won.

To the envelopes ... 

American League

C - Matt Wieters , Baltimore Orioles (2)

My pick would've been ... Wieters

1B - Mark Teixeira , New York Yankees (5)

My pick would've been ... Adrian Gonzalez , Boston Red Sox

2B - Robinson Cano , Yankees (2)

My pick would've been ... Dustin Pedroia , Red Sox

3B - Adrian Beltre , Texas Rangers (4)

My pick would've been ... Beltre

SS - J.J. Hardy , Orioles (1)

My pick would've been ... Brendan Ryan , Seattle Mariners

LF - Alex Gordon , Kansas City Royals (2)

My pick would've been ... Gordon

CF - Adam Jones , Orioles (2)

My pick would've been ... Mike Trout , Los Angeles Angels

RF - Josh Reddick , A's (1)

My pick would've been ... Ichiro Suzuki , Mariners/Yankees

P -  Tie: Jake Peavy , Chicago White Sox (1) and Jeremy Hellickson , Tampa Bay Rays (1)

My pick would've been ... David Price , Rays

National League

C - Yadier Molina , St. Louis Cardinals (5)

My pick would've been ... Molina

1B - Adam LaRoche , Washington Nationals (1)

My pick would've been ... LaRoche

2B - Darwin Barney , Chicago Cubs (1)

My pick would've been ... Barney

3B - Chase Headley , San Diego Padres (1)

My pick would've been ... Headley

SS - Jimmy Rollins , Philadelphia Phillies (4)

My pick would've been ... Brandon Crawford , San Francisco Giants

LF - Carlos Gonzalez , Colorado Rockies (2)

My pick would've been ... Martin Prado , Atlanta Braves

CF - Andrew McCutchen , Pittsburgh Pirates (1)

My pick would've been ... Michael Bourn , Braves

RF - Jason Heyward , Braves (1)

My pick would've been ... Heyward

P - Mark Buehrle , Miami Marlins (4)

My pick would've been ... Buehrle

And with that, awards season has begun.

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