New World Order: Best Third Basemen in the NL

Posted: 2nd October 2009 by Alex Danvers in MLB
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When the season began, we thought we knew who the best third basemen were. But pride before the fall seasons humble pie only with bitterness. á The names David Wright, Aramis Ramirez, and Chipper Jones are dust in the mouths of those who spoke their names on draft day. Stricken by environment, injury, and age, they have become weak. á A new day has dawned in the National League, and the golden rays of sunshine stretching across the land illuminate new stars just as they leave the old behind. A new world order has emerged at third base, and here we explore the best of it. á á Mark Reynolds á 2009 statistics: .261, 44 HR, 101 RBI, 96 R, 24 SB; 26 years old. á You might remember Reynolds as the man who set the single season strikeout record last season with 204. Or the man who broke his ...

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