Power. Speed. Grit.
These are all individual qualities you love to have in your ballplayers. When a player possesses all three, like RangersÆ second baseman Ian Kinsler, you have to take full advantage of what a special player you have on your roster.
ThatÆs why I believe itÆs crucial the Rangers reassess where in the lineup they bat Kinsler to make the most of his special talents. Especially if they hope to take the next step in 2010.
Coming into this season the Rangers didnÆt have a lead off guy that jumped off the page and fit the prototypical top of the order guy they needed. At least they didnÆt at first. They knew they had power and could afford to nestle Kinsler in the one spot and take advantage of his speed. But now that the 2009 season has basically pla ...
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Article written by Matthew Whipps