Found November 28, 2012 on Baseball Professor:
Everybody loves blind resumes. Fans love testing their baseball knowledge and we also love surprises. One of the biggest surprises about shortstop this year was that it was so weak in terms of power. Yes, shortstop has always been a pretty weak power position. But just to give you an idea of how weak it really was, it was the first time since 1994 that no shortstop in the league managed to hit more than 25 home runs. Both of the following shortstops had great seasons and were ranked first and second in home runs at their position, despite being taken at opposite ends of the draft board. (ADPs taken from If you look at home runs and steals, these two players had almost identical seasons. However, the other stats weren’t as close. Player A had a few more runs scored and a whole lot more runs batted in. (Although with equal at-bats, it could have been a different story). On the other hand, Player B had a much higher batting average.  Player A, Hanley Ramirez, was...

5 Surprises: Hanley Ramirez Sticks at SS

Other than catcher, there might not be a more dismal offensive position than shortstop. While they aren’t as exciting to own as those five-tool outfielders or power-hitting corner infielders we still have to treat them equally! Speaking of all those other positions, you should check out those 2012 reviews: C | 1B | 2B | 3B Hanley Ramirez stays at shortstop, huzzah! From 2006-2009...
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