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St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina easily had his best offensive season of his career. Molina hit .315 on the season with a career high 22 home runs and 76 RBI's this season while helping to anchor the middle of the Cardinals batting order.
While Molina's offense has improved tremendously, his defense has always been a strength and 2012 was no different.
Molina has claimed four consecutive Gold Glove Awards and is expected to take home the award once again later this off-season.
But for now, Molina will settle on collecting a Fielding Bible Award, given out by a panel of ten respected journalists and baseball historians such as Peter Gammons and Bill James.
Molina is certain to collect more hardware this off-season. Molina likely will finish in the Top 5 of the National League MVP balloting as well.
The Fielding Bible Award just enhances Molina's defensive profile even further as he continues to make the case as possibly the best catcher in St. Louis Car...
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Catcher Yadier Molina is the glue that holds the St. Louis Cardinals together. It should come as no surprise he is our selection as The Cardinal Nation/Scout.com Player of the Year.
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