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  1. Everth Cabrera on shaky ground?

    Doug Mittler

    After seeing his stock take a precipitous fall, Everth Cabrera may no longer be assured of being the San Diego Padres' Opening Day shortstop in 2015. Cabrera was a National League All-Star in 2013, but his batting average plunged 51 points to .23...

    Blog | September 30, 2014
  2. Ramirez out for regular-season finale?

    Joe Kaiser

    Various injuries have limited Hanley Ramirez to 128 games this season. So will the shortstop play in Sunday's regular season finale vs. Colorado? According to Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times, Don Mattingly indicated after Saturday's game tha...

    Blog | September 28, 2014
  3. Bounce back coming for low-OPS players?

    Eric Karabell

    None of the 152 hitters qualified for the batting title have a lower OPS (on-base percentage plus slugging) than Cincinnati Reds shortstop Zack Cozart, but he wasn't really expected to aid a fantasy team this season. However, several others near the ...

    Blog | September 11, 2014
  4. Castro's absence an omen for future?

    AJ Mass

    According to Jesse Rogers of ESPN Chicago, the Chicago Cubs are likely to be without Starlin Castro for the remainder of the season, as his high left ankle sprain is expected to require four weeks of recovery time before the shortstop can resume game...

    Blog | September 05, 2014
  5. Rookie rankings: Jose Abreu still top dog

    Jim Bowden

    This spring, many analysts predicted that this year's best rookies would likely consist of a group of position players that included Boston Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts, St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras, Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder...

    Blog | August 27, 2014
  6. A's to add Escobar?

    AJ Mass

    The Oakland Athletics are still trying to make do with the combination of Eric Sogard and Andy Parrino at shortstop while Jed Lowrie continues to miss time with a fractured finger, which is why the idea of adding a player such as Yunel Escobar of the...

    Blog | August 25, 2014
  7. Mets still looking for shortstop?

    AJ Mass

    The New York Mets are likely to spend the rest of the 2014 season trying to figure out if either Ruben Tejada or Wilmer Flores is indeed the long-term answer at the shortstop position. So far, the pair have combined to hit just .229 on the year. A...

    Blog | August 22, 2014
  8. Which position should Hanley Ramirez play? - MLB

    Paul Swydan

    What position should Hanley Ramirez play? Paul Swydan outlines the case for both shortstop and third base.

    Story | Conversation | August 18, 2014
  9. Any future for Ramirez and Dodgers?

    AJ Mass

    With Hanley Ramirez on the disabled list with a strained oblique, the Los Angeles Dodgers have been content to go primarily with the glove of Miguel Rojas at shortstop, and not worry so much about the lackluster bat he provides. That could well be a ...

    Blog | August 17, 2014
  10. Sorting out a muddled National League MVP race - MLB

    Mike Petriello

    Mike Petriello looks at the candidates to win the National League MVP award, a race that has no clear favorite right now.

    Story | Conversation | August 15, 2014
  11. Carlos Correa leads top 10 fantasy shortstop prospects -- fantasy...

    Christopher Crawford

    Who are the top long-term fantasy baseball prospects at shortstop? Christopher Crawford offers up his ranking of the top 10, led by Houston Astros prospect Carlos Correa.

    Story | Conversation | August 14, 2014
  12. Kris Bryant, Joey Gallo leads top 10 fantasy third-base prospects...

    Christopher Crawford

    Who are the top long-term fantasy baseball prospects at third base? Christopher Crawford offers up his ranking of the top 10, led by Chicago Cubs prospect Kris Bryant.

    Story | Conversation | August 14, 2014
  13. Silver lining to Tulo injury?

    AJ Mass

    The verdict is in on Troy Tulowitzki. The shortstop is going to miss the rest of the season after being scheduled for left hip surgery on Friday, the Colorado Rockies said Wednesday. For Rockies fans, this might actually be considered good news. A...

    Blog | August 14, 2014
  14. Seven moves to make Rockies contenders

    Jim Bowden

    Future Hall of Famer Derek Jeter has announced that he will retire at season's end and when he does, he'll pass the torch to the next most important shortstop who wears No. 2 in major league baseball: Troy Tulowitzki of the Colorado Rockies, who migh...

    Blog | August 10, 2014
  15. Dodgers SS woes continue

    AJ Mass

    The Los Angeles Dodgers may once again be without Hanley Ramirez in their lineup for a little while, as the shortstop got hurt during the first inning of Friday's game against the Milwaukee Brewers. As Doug Padilla of ESPN Los Angeles writes, Rami...

    Blog | August 09, 2014
  16. Javier Baez brings hope -- and urgency

    Keith Law

    Javier Baez was my eighth-ranked prospect in the minors before his call-up, a move precipitated by a nearly two-month run of improved results for the talented shortstop -- .309/.376/.619 since ending a five-game hitless streak June 15, with higher wa...

    Blog | August 05, 2014