About Bengie Molina

2-time Gold Glove-winning catcher made immediate impact on and off field during 1st season with Giants in 2007…signed 3-year contract with San Francisco Dec. 6, 2006…is 1 of 3 active backstops to have won multiple Gold Gloves, taking home American League hardware in 2002 and 2003…joins Ivan Rodriguez (13 Gold Gloves) and Brad Ausmus (3)…boasts lifetime .994 fielding pct., 5th-best among active catchers…solid offensive player has compiled lifetime .275 avg. with 147 2Bs, 103 HRs and 500 RBI over 967 big league games with Angels (1998-2005), Blue Jays (2006) and Giants (2007)…has batted .280 or better 4 times, while registering at least 10 HRs in 6 different campaigns…ranks 7th among all ML catchers with 95 HRs at position this decade (2000-07), while he is 5th with 466 RBI…

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