Originally written on Razzball  |  Last updated 11/23/12
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Here is a look at the value of second basemen over the past season in OPS fantasy leagues. This is not meant to be a ranking so much as adding a lens to illustrate their relative value with OPS as a component. They are listed from highest to lowest OPS. Note that I only included players with at least 300 plate appearances in 2012. For reference, here’s my review of catchers and first basemen. Top Ten Robinson Cano – Here’s to you, Mr. Robinson. Fantasy owners love you more than you will know… especially because the second base position is really weak. Consider that his OPS was nearly fifty points higher than the next best player at his position and nearly 200 points higher than the majority of other second basemen, who top .750 if you’re lucky. Cano produced an incredible .313/.379/.550 line and I see very little reason to expect him to be anything but elite next year. In 2012, he produced career-highs in his walk rate and line drive rate, which I love to see. He also had a career-h...
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