Commentary

Buyer's guide: middle infield

There's a lot of upside in this group, but also a lot of injury woes

Originally Published: November 7, 2011
By Keith Law | ESPN Insider

Keith Law has already ranked his top 50 free agents, but now he takes you on a more detailed, position-by-position look through the available players. Today, it's middle infielders.

Players in demand

1. Jose Reyes, SS: When healthy, Reyes is a legitimate star who contributes to his team via his bat, glove and speed. He has a good eye and gets on base at a high clip that also allows him to put that speed to greater use. But he was not often healthy the last few years, and the fact that his main issue is in his legs is a huge concern for any team thinking about giving him five years, even though at 28 he should be in his offensive prime.


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