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Here are the shortstops we have ranked 13-19, guys who are good options for AL and NL only players and who might be options for middle infield slots for those of you who play in mixed leagues.
13. Josh Rutledge | SS | COL
The injury to Troy Tulowitzki allowed Rutledge to reach the majors last year and receive a substantial amount of at-bats despite the fact that he hadn’t seen AAA yet. And his sample of 291 major league plate appearances indicates that he didn’t necessarily need to spend time at AAA. Rutledge popped eight homers in that short span and added a respectable .274 average and seven steals.
As I’m want to do, let’s start by analyzing Rutledge’s averag...