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02-09

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22

Fantasy Tiered Rankings: Shortstops
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Mike Gianella

02-09

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The Adjuster: Shortstop
by
Wilson Karaman

02-08

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11

State of the Position: Shortstop
by
J.P. Breen

02-08

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3

Fantasy Players to Target: Shortstop
by
BP Fantasy Staff

03-31

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Every Team's Moneyball: Texas Rangers: Shortstop Depth
by
Kate Morrison

02-06

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Player Profile: Hanley Ramirez
by
Nick Shlain

02-06

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4

Fantasy Players to Avoid: Shortstops
by
BP Fantasy Staff

02-06

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10

TTO Scoresheet Podcast: Shortstop
by
Ian Lefkowitz, Ben Murphy and Jared Weiss

02-05

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5

The -Only League Landscape: National League Shortstops
by
Keith Cromer

02-05

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5

Tale of the Tape, Dynasty Edition: Tim Anderson vs. Francisco Lindor
by
J.P. Breen

02-04

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21

Fantasy Three-Year Projections: Shortstop
by
Ben Carsley

02-03

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12

Fantasy Tiered Rankings: Shortstops
by
Mike Gianella

02-03

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Tale of the Tape: Starlin Castro vs. Alexei Ramirez
by
Matt Collins

02-02

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5

State of the Position: Shortstop
by
J.P. Breen

02-02

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Fantasy Players to Target: Shortstops
by
BP Fantasy Staff

08-21

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Transaction Analysis: The A's Acquire Stephen Drew *UPDATED*
by
Ben Lindbergh and Kevin Goldstein

03-12

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11

Resident Fantasy Genius: Fantasy Tier Rankings: Shortstops
by
Derek Carty

02-20

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40

Future Shock: Tampa Bay Rays Top 11 Prospects
by
Kevin Goldstein

02-15

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26

Prospects Will Break Your Heart: What Could Go Wrong in 2012: Minnesota Twins
by
Jason Parks

02-03

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35

Future Shock: Giants Top 11 Prospects
by
Kevin Goldstein

01-19

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55

Future Shock: Indians Top 11 Prospects
by
Kevin Goldstein

01-17

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48

Future Shock: Cincinnati Reds Top 11 Prospects
by
Kevin Goldstein

12-09

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23

Baseball ProGUESTus: Sunset in Flushing
by
Jonathan Bernhardt and Jarrett Seidler

11-14

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5

Transaction Analysis: The Twins Go Carolling
by
R.J. Anderson

08-04

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6

Spinning Yarn: Counsell for the Defense
by
Mike Fast

07-20

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22

The Lineup Card: The Top 13 Veterans Committee Selections That Weren't THAT Bad
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Baseball Prospectus

06-30

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9

Divide and Conquer, AL East: Coming Up Short at Shortstop
by
Ben Kabak

06-28

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54

Prospects Will Break Your Heart: Positional Primacy: Shortstops
by
Jason Parks

05-19

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11

Prospects Will Break Your Heart: U Got the Look: Fielders, Part I
by
Jason Parks

03-11

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2

Prospect Profile: Grant Green
by
David Laurila

02-23

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12

The BP Broadside: Genius + Zobrist = Maddon
by
Steven Goldman

02-18

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14

Fantasy Focus: Shortstop Rankings
by
Marc Normandin

02-08

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3

Prospectus Hit and Run: I Saw 'em When, Part 2
by
Jay Jaffe

02-07

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16

Fantasy Beat: BP Scoresheet Early Draft Prep
by
Rob McQuown

01-13

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8

Fantasy Beat: Rankings Review: Shortstop
by
Marc Normandin

12-29

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Prospectus Hit and Run: Class of 2011: No Shortage of Quality Shortstops
by
Jay Jaffe

12-01

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8

Prospectus Perspective: Short Shrift?
by
Christina Kahrl

11-30

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27

Prospectus Perspective: Yankee Drama
by
Christina Kahrl

11-17

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34

Future Shock: Baltimore Orioles Top 11 Prospects
by
Kevin Goldstein

11-11

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4

So You Need: Middle Infielders
by
Marc Normandin

09-02

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38

Overthinking It: A Captain's Ransom
by
Ben Lindbergh

08-13

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8

Prospectus Q&A: On Trammell and Whitaker
by
David Laurila

07-28

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21

Manufactured Runs: Looking Farther Afield
by
Colin Wyers

04-06

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Fantasy Beat: Hot Spots: Catcher, Second Base, and Shortstop
by
Michael Jong

02-26

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40

Fantasy Focus: Shortstop Rankings
by
Marc Normandin

01-26

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10

You Could Look It Up: The Statheads vs. Blondy Ryan
by
Steven Goldman

01-26

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Prospectus Q&A: Terry Reynolds
by
David Laurila

01-26

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33

Future Shock: Reds Top 11 Prospects
by
Kevin Goldstein

12-18

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22

Fantasy Focus: Shortstop Rankings Review
by
Marc Normandin

11-22

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Prospectus Today: Infield Free Agents Review
by
Joe Sheehan

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Who comes out on top in the Windy City showdown?

We’ve got some Chicago bias going on in this week’s Tale of the Tape. It’s North Side vs. South Side, youth vs. age, Cubs vs. White Sox. It’s shortstops week, and we’re pitting Starlin Castro against Alexei Ramirez.

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Examining a handful of value plays at this position.

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Oakland gets a new shortstop for the stretch run, as the Diamondbacks dump some cash commitments.



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March 12, 2012 3:00 am

Resident Fantasy Genius: Fantasy Tier Rankings: Shortstops

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Derek Carty

What treasures might you uncover when drafting a fantasy shortstop?

These are the shortstop fantasy rankings for 2012. Check out our previous closer, catcher, first base, second base, and third base installments.

As a reminder, five-star players are generally going to be your star-level producers that will be selected within the first couple of rounds, usually worth upward of $30. Four-star players are the next step down, worth more than $20. Three stars are worth more than $10, two stars will be in the single digits, and one star will be roster-filler and late-round fliers. Of course, this is just a general guideline. While the rankings will generally follow PECOTA, I will deviate when I feel strongly that a player will over or underperform his PECOTA projection.

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February 20, 2012 3:00 am

Future Shock: Tampa Bay Rays Top 11 Prospects

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Kevin Goldstein

Once the crown jewel of the franchise, the Rays system has fallen off quite a bit thanks to unsuccessful drafts

Previous Rankings: 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008

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After a miserable 2011 at the major-league level, will Minnesota at least see some happiness on the farm?

Prospect #1: 3B Miguel Sano
Background with Player: Industry sources
Who: Sano, who has soul-crushing power from the right-side, stands in very elite company when it comes to his raw slugging ability; scouts line up to throw 80s of the future of the tool. Signed out of the Dominican Republic in 2009 for a robust $3.15 million, Sano might only have a short-season résumé, but the 18-year-old should be considered one of the top offensive prospects in the game.

In the field, Sano has very little chance of sticking on the left side of the infield. He has good athleticism for his present size and a strong arm, but the teenager is already a very large man and all signs point to him getter even larger during the maturation process. This will push his glove to right field or first base, though he has enough offensive potential to have value regardless of where or how he plays on the field.



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The future of the Giants' farm system will largely depend upon the team's most recent draft.

Previous Rankings: 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008

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January 19, 2012 3:00 am

Future Shock: Indians Top 11 Prospects

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Kevin Goldstein

Big-league graduations have depleted the system and made it one of the biggest question marks in the game.

Previous Rankings: 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008

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January 17, 2012 12:27 am

Future Shock: Cincinnati Reds Top 11 Prospects

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Kevin Goldstein

The Reds depleted their farm a bit for Mat Latos, but he contributes to one of the top under-25 lists in baseball

Previous Rankings: 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008

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As the Mets embark upon an uncertain rebuilding phase, they're putting their faith in young pitchers, as they've done before.

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Jonathan Bernhardt is a freelance writer born in Baltimore who lives and works in New York City. He is an occasional contributor to the Et tu, Mr. Destructo? blog.

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November 14, 2011 9:00 am

Transaction Analysis: The Twins Go Carolling

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R.J. Anderson

The Twins fill their shortstop hole with Jamey Carroll, at least in theory.

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