Next up on the docket in the "Top 10 Right Now" series is second baseman. Second base is a position where there are certainly the haves and have nots and a position where having a solid glove, along with defensive skills, is an absolute must.
Currently, there are only a few guys who play at second base, who could be potential future Hall of Famers, but who knows what the future holds at that position and what could end up happening later on. In it's simplest terms, second base is a position that isn't the strongest in the game, but it's certainly not the weakest position, around the diamond, either.
Here are the Top 10 Second Baseman in the game right now:
By Eric J and Chris L
Welcome to the second installment of our "Top 10 Right Now" series - this time focused around first baseman. First base used to be a position where teams would value power over anything else, but as analytics and the trends in player development have been introduced little-by-little, those values have begun to change, as has the role, of the first baseman.
By: Chris Larson
Today is the final day of our "Remaining Pieces" series - a series dedicated to examining all 30 teams in baseball and trying to identify one remaining need that each team might have prior to Opening Day. Unfortunately, the series hasn't done much to generate, Hot Stove activity over the last three weeks or to get the action going again, but hopefully that picks up sooner than later like we would all love to see happen.
By: Chris Larson
Heading into this season, many analysts and fans alike, expected the National League to work out the way it has over the past few seasons with the Dodgers winning the West, the Cubs winning the Central, and the Nationals winning the East. Well, here we are in mid-August and only one of those teams currently leads their division.
By Eric Jacinto
Yesterday, former Philadelphia Phillies and current Los Angeles Dodgers' second baseman, Chase Utley announced that he will retire after this season. He came up 15 years ago, with the Philadelphia Phillies and his first major league hit was a grandslam. Chase Utley spent 13+ seasons with the Phillies before being traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers on August 19th, 2015 for two prospects.
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