Dustin Pedroia Ben Zobrist Brandon Phillips Gordon Beckham Aaron Hill
Really, you're looking good with any of these options. If it's a keeper league I'd bump Beckham up the list. Pedroia gives a bit of everything with great R totals. I like Zobrist's #'s with his 2B/SS/OF flexibility. Phillips is a solid shot at 25/25.
HOOTIE wrote:5 Aaron Hill overrated 4 Ben Zobrist 3 Dustin Pedroia a bit overrated 2 Brandon Phillips 1 Gordon Beckham
WOW.. bold.. I like hearing new thoughts, but I hope you can elaborate on how a guy with 300 MLB at-bats got ahead a couple established dominators and a guy that hit 35 HR's last year..
You could go Phillips 1, but you said keeper, so Beckham has the most keeper years. Pedroia is ok, but i prefer Phillips/Beckham more, because of the power. Hill had a 15% hr/fb ratio last year, way over his norm. He might hit 25, but his contact rate and walk rate didn't improve last year. Beckham might hit a few less hrs, but will hit for better avg., and is the far better athlete.
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