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AL Power Rankings: As August Heats Up, So Does the AL East

Thursday, August 4th, 2011
Adrian Gonzalez

Adrian Gonzalez and the Red Sox have a lot to celebrate about.

Adrian Gonzalez is trailed by a slew of Yankees and Red Sox, fittingly, as those two teams compete for the top spot in the AL East. The best players come through when their team needs them the most, and the best bats in the American League are proving themselves in tight pennant races. There are some big numbers showing up recently as the season winds down. Here are the American League Power Rankings as of August 3rd.

1) Adrian Gonzalez – BOS (Last Week: 1)

Adrian Gonzalez’s RBI total now sits at 90, which means he will almost definitely be the first player in baseball to cross over the 100 RBI mark, with much of the season left to play. (more…)

2011 Fantasy Baseball: Top 10 2B

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

Cano takes the top spot after posting near MVP numbers.

The top-10 preseason fantasy baseball position rankings continue here at FBS. Last time we listed fantasy baseball catchers, this time it’s for the second basemen. Once thought of as a thin position in fantasy baseball, the 2B talent pool has grown considerably in the last few years, so much so that you could get good value for taking a second baseman in the later rounds. Here are my early pre-spring training rankings for 2B.

Please Note: Stats are listed as: Average, HR, RBI, Runs, SB/Attempts and AB. The player’s age at the start of the 2011 season is next to his team’s name.

1) Robinson Cano – New York Yankees (28)

2010: .319-29-109-103-3/5 (626)

Cano took a large step forward last year to become the clear-cut best second basemen in baseball. (more…)