Milwaukee Brewers centerfielder Carlos Gomez was about the only bright spot during a dismal season at Miller Park but he was rewarded for his fine play by being named the National League Gold Glove winner at center. He becomes the first Brewer to earn a Gold Glove since Robin Yount at shortstop in 1982. It ends the longest drought between winners for any team since the award was first handed out 57 years ago. Gomez recorded a dozen assists and made five home run saving catches at the wall, many of them with spectacular leaps. He also went the last 34 games of the season without committing an error.
The Brewers also announced Tuesday that they've picked up the option year on the contract of right fielder Nori Aoki for 2014. He'll return to the Brewers at a salary of just under two million dollars.