Best defensive tools in MLB
Three Insiders give their picks for who's the best in each defensive category
Essentially, it's all of a player's skills on one sheet of paper.
But the evaluating doesn't end once a player reaches the major leagues and becomes more of a known commodity. The grades remain and can even change. And some stand out even among the mass of talented players that is the major leagues. For the next three days, we will call attention to those special players.
We asked three MLB Insider talent evaluators -- Manny Acta, Jim Bowden and Christopher Crawford -- to lay out the best of the best, those who stand out among their peers. Today we look at defensive tools. Hitter tools will follow on Thursday, with pitcher tools on Friday.
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Eliminating defensive shifts is a really bad idea.