Found November 16, 2012 on Baseball Professor:
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Three weeks down, three position reviews in the books. Before we move onto our third base review this week, take a minute and look back at our second base review, complete with 5 Surprises, an intriguing Blind Resume, and a visual representation of the offensive decline of the position over the last half-decade. Done? Time for 12 thoughts on 2012 (which sounds better if you say it as “twenty-twelve”). After an abysmal first two months (.158 BA, 5 HR, 12 RBI, 2 SB), Rickie Weeks was left for dead in most fantasy leagues. Three more months of improved-yet-marginal play did little to sway fantasy owners, and then Weeks erupted for 8 HR and 7 SB in September. There’s just one thing I can guarantee about Weeks going forward: He’s going to be one of the players I most dread ranking for 2013. Howie Kendrick is yet another example of regression to the mean. After homering 18 times in 2011, Kendrick hit just 8 four-baggers in 2012. His HR/FB rate fell from 16.5% to 8.9%. Kendrick’s career...
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