2014 Fantasy Baseball AL-Only Second Base Rankings

2014 Fantasy Baseball AL-Only Second Base Rankings
Feb 26, 2014

.Here’s a look at the 2014 Lester’s Legends’ Second Base Rankings for AL-only fantasy baseball leagues..1. Robinson Cano, Seattle MarinersRobinson Cano left Yankee Stadium for Safeco, but he is still the premier second baseman in the league. He has hit better than .300 in each of the past five seasons while averaging 99.2 runs, 28.4 home runs and 102.6 RBI. His numbers will likely dip, but he’s still in a class of his own..2. Jason Kipnis, Cleveland IndiansJason Kipnis took a step into the elite second baseman territory after posting a .284-86-17-84-30 line. It was his second straight year with at least 30 stolen bases..3. Dustin Pedroia, Boston Red SoxDustin Pedroia hit .301 with 91 runs, 84 RBI and 17 stolen bases. His power dipped, but he continues to deliver across the board..4. Ian Kinsler, Detroit TigersIan Kinsler makes the move to the Motor City. He remains in a potent offense. He is a nice power-speed combo player averaging 19.5 home runs and 21.5 stolen bases during his career, but has some injury concerns..5. Ben Zobrist, Tampa Bay RaysBen Zobrist is another guy with added versatility as he is also eligible at shortstop and outfield. He posted a .275-77-12-71-11 line. He doesn’t excel in one category, but he’s solid across the board..6. Jose Altuve, Houston AstrosJose Altuve brings you speed. He swiped 35 bases last year while hitting .283. He had 33 steals in 2012..7. Jurickson Profar, Texas RangersJurickson Profar takes over second base for the Rangers following the Kinsler trade. Profar has struggled in his 303 big league at-bats hitting .231, but he has a .816 OPS in the minors. He provides double-digit home run and stolen base potential..8. Brian Dozier, Minnesota TwinsBrian Dozier hit just .244, but he scored 72 runs with 18 home runs, 66 RBI and 14 stolen bases. He gives you a solid power-speed combo..9. Howie Kendrick, Anaheim AngelsHowie Kendrick has only averaged 56 runs over the past two seasons, which is low for a second baseman. He did average .292 with 10.5 home runs, 60.5 RBI and 10 stolen bases. He doesn’t excel in any area, but he’s solid in four of the five standard batting categories..10. Jed Lowrie, Oakland A’sLowrie has shortstop and second base eligibility, which helps his value. He had a .290-80-15-75-1 line last year. He’s a .264 career hitter though so regression in his batting average is likely…Also check out:

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