Top 10 Shortstops in the MLB | 2016


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We have been told that you have to be strong up the middle to have a successful baseball team. That all starts with the shortstop position. Having to cover more ground than any other infielder, shortstop is one of the hardest defensive positions on the diamond.

If you can find a shortstop who can also get it done at the plate you are in luck. Now that Derek Jeter is retired it is time for this new crop of players to pick up the torch.

The major leagues is full of young talented shortstops, starting to make a name for themselves. You might not know these players now, but you will. Here comes the next “golden age” of the position.

Note: All Statistics are courtesy of baseball reference unless otherwise noted.

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About Vince Corcoran

Vincent played four varsity sports in high school instilling in him a respect for all sports and the athletes who play them. Vince was born and lived in his youth, overseas giving him a well rounded knowledge of many world wide sports. If you made him choose he would say that his biggest love would be college basketball but he is knowledgeable and maintains an interest in a variety sports.

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