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Scooter1027 wrote:1. Chase Utley
2. BJ Upton
3. Brandon Phillips
4. Rickie Weeks
5. Ian Kinsler
6. Robinson Cano
7. Brian Roberts
8. Chone Figgins
9. Jeff Kent
10. Dan Uggla
Very close honorable mention to Howie Kendrick and Kelly Johnson
Call me a homer, or maybe just a sucker, but I love Rickie Weeks this year, more than years past. I think he's finally past the wrist injury that dogged him for a season and half. After briefly being sent back down (very briefly, ~ 10 days), his line for the rest of the season (August 10th and on) was 150 AB, .273/.442/.553, with 44 R, 11 HR, and 15 SB (0 CS). A healthy season from him could showcase some serious R/HR/SB numbers, and I play in a league with OBP too, so I like him even more.
In fact, in general, I really like the guys this year that can give you that power/speed combo, like Upton, Phillips, Weeks, and Kinsler.
Old_Style wrote:Weeks scares me too much to be able to put in my top 5. I'd like to see at least one season of 500+ AB's until I could feel comfortable with him.
I'll let the other guys take the risk on him.
Weeks hasn't earned a top 10 slot yet IMO. Maybe if he can get his career avg over .250.
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