Roger Mooney covers the Tampa Bay Rays for The Tampa Tribune, TBO.com and News Channel 8. He has covered the Rays since their first season in 1998, including 11 years for the Bradenton Herald. Roger has also covered Florida, South Florida and Florida State football, the Bucs and the Lightning.
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Posted Oct 29, 2013 by Roger Mooney
Updated Oct 29, 2013 at 08:50 PM
The Rays were 0-for-4 in the Gold Glove voting as the entire infield was shutout despite being finalists for the annual award sponsored by Rawlings.
Third baseman Evan Longoria was up for his third Gold Glove after winning the award in 2009 and 2010. James Loney, Ben Zobrist and Yunel Escobar were finalists for their first Gold Gloves.
Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer won his first Gold Glove.
Dustin Pedroia earned his third Gold Glove at second base.
Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy won the Gold Glove for the second straight year.
The Gold Glove at third base went to Manny Machado for the Orioles, a first-time winner.