LET’S DO THE REAL TOP TEN AT EVERY POSITION

MLB Network is doing their top ten players at each position.  Like most things on MLB Network, the lists are nonsense.  EM will now set the record straight for every position and will defend or make corrections to its rankings based on input in the comments and on Twitter.

CATCHERS
1. Yadier Molina (CRDS)
2. Buster Posey (GNTS)
3. Joe Mauer (TWNS)
4. Miguel Montero (DBKS)
5. A.J. Ellis (DGRS)
6. Matt Wieters (ORLS)
7. Jonathan Lucroy (BRWS)
8. Carlos Ruiz (PHLS)
9. Carlos Santana (INDS)
10. Brian McCann (BRVS)

FIRST BASEMEN
1. Joey Votto (REDS)
2. Prince Fielder (TGRS)
3. Edwin Encarnacion (JAYS)
4. Albert Pujols (AGLS)
5. Adrian Gonzalez (DGRS)
6. Allen Craig (CRDS)
7. Paul Goldschmidt (DBKS)
8. Mark Teixeira (YNKS)
9. Corey Hart (BRWS)
10. Ryan Howard (PHLS)

SECOND BASEMEN
1. Robinson Cano (YNKS)
2. Dustin Pedroia (RDSX)
3. Ben Zobrist (RAYS)
4. Ian Kinsler (RGRS)
5. Brandon Phillips (REDS)
6. Howie Kendrick (AGLS)
7. Aaron Hill (DBKS)
8. Danny Espinosa (NATS)
9. Neil Walker (PRTS)
10. Dan Uggla (BRVS)

THIRD BASEMEN
1. Miguel Cabrera (TGRS)
2. Adrian Beltre (RGRS)
3. Chase Headley (PDRS)
4. David Wright (METS)
5. Evan Longoria (RAYS)
6. Ryan Zimmerman (NATS)
7. Aramis Ramirez (BRWS)
8. Brett Lawrie (JAYS)
9. Pablo Sandoval (GNTS)
10. David Freese (CRDS)

SHORTSTOPS
1. Jose Reyes (JAYS)
2. Ian Desmond (NATS)
3. Jimmy Rollins (PHLS)
4. Elvis Andrus (RGRS)
5. Starlin Castro (CUBS)
6. Erick Aybar (AGLS)
7. Derek Jeter (YNKS)
8. Asdrubal Cabrera (INDS)
9. Alcides Escobar (RYLS)
10. J.J. Hardy (ORLS)

LEFT FIELDERS
1. Mike Trout (AGLS)
2. Ryan Braun (BRWS)
3. Matt Holliday (CRDS)
4. Alex Gordon (RYLS)
5. Martin Prado (DBKS)
6. Carlos Gonzalez (RCKS)
7. Josh Willingham (TWNS)
8. Yoenis Cespedes (ATCS)
9. Brett Gardner (YNKS)
10. Desmond Jennings (RAYS)

CENTERFIELDERS
1. Matt Kemp (DGRS)
2. Andrew McCutchen (PRTS)
3. Jacoby Ellsbury (RDSX)
4. Michael Bourn (FREE)
5. Curtis Granderson (YNKS)
6. Austin Jackson (TGRS)
7. Adam Jones (ORLS)
8. B.J. Upton (BRVS)
9. Chris Young (DBKS)
10. Jon Jay (CRDS)

RIGHTFIELDERS
1. Jose Bautista (JAYS)
2. Giancarlo Stanton (MRLS)
3. Josh Hamilton (AGLS)
4. Jason Heyward (BRVS)
5. Carlos Beltran (CRDS)
6. Torii Hunter (TGRS)
7. Nick Swisher (INDS)
8. Josh Reddick (ATCS)
9. Hunter Pence (GNTS)
10. Andre Ethier (DGRS)

STARTING PITCHERS
1. Justin Verlander (TGRS)
2. Clayton Kershaw (DGRS)
3. Felix Hernandez (MRNS)
4. CC Sabathia (YNKS)
5. Cliff Lee (PHLS)
6. David Price (RAYS)
7. Cole Hamels (PHLS)
8. Zack Greinke (DGRS)
9. Gio Gonzalez (NATS)
10. Matt Cain (GNTS)

RELIEF PITCHERS
1. Craig Kimbrel (BRVS)
2. Fernando Rodney (RAYS)
3. Greg Holland (RYLS)
4. David Hernandez (DBKS)
5. Jake McGee (RAYS)
6. Kelvin Herrera (RYLS)
7. Sean Marshall (REDS)
8. David Robertson (YNKS)
9. Kenley Jansen (DGRS)
10. Ryan Cook (ATCS)

8 responses to “LET’S DO THE REAL TOP TEN AT EVERY POSITION”

  1. Adam Williams (@Adamn_Williams) says :

    Isn’t Trout a Centerfielder? I feel Jay Bruce is a little low.

    • elmaquino says :

      Trout’s gonna play left this year while Bourgeois plays center. My bad on Hamilton, he’s changing outfield spots too.

      Bruce gets hurt by the fact that he plays such a strong position. Can’s say anyone above him is a lesser player than he.

  2. Adam Williams says :

    No Josh Hamilton?

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