Wayne Bretsky and Mark Kaplan discuss some fantasy baseball draft strategy and preview the third base positions heading into the 2014 season. The guys cover Cole Hamels’ setback, Miguel Sano’s surgery and Matt Kemp’s progress before exploring the benefit of mult-position eligibility for pitchers. The third base preview runs through a list of the top performers of 2014 and the guys reveal their values, busts, and wildcards for the upcoming season.
Box Score Baseball Podcast – Second Base Preview
News and Notes
- Cole Hamels (shoulder) has a setback
- Bobby Parnell (neck) progressing
- Miguel Sano (elbow) require Tommy John Surgery
- Matt Kemp on the mend
Position Preview – Shortstop
- What we learned: a look at 2013’s top-10
- A look ahead: top options for 2014
- Josh Donaldson: can he repeat?
- Values: Kyle Seager, Aramis Ramirez
- Busts: Matt Carpenter, Adrian Beltre
- Digging Deep: Trevor Plouffe, Nick Castellanos
- Wildcards: Ryan Zimmerman, Mike Moustakas
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