2011 Bloomberg Sports Draft List: ShortStops                                          Print

Bloomberg-Rank (B-Rank), compares player stats and positional value to rank each player's projected performance according a standard 5x5 league.
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Rankings: C | 1B | 2B | SS | 3B | OF | P | TOP 100 | AL TOP 50 | NL TOP 50

B-RANK 2011 PROJECTIONS
RANK NAME POS TEAM 2011 2010 AB R HR RBI SB AVG IP W SV K ERA WHIP
1. Troy Tulowitzki SS COL 9 13 545 86 29 62 14 .289
One of the top talents in the game, Troy Tulowitzki blasted 27 home runs with 95 RBI and a .315 average despite missing nearly a quarter of the season due to injury. At 26 years old, Tulowitzki's ceiling has likely not been reached. While he certainly enjoys playing in the cozy confines of Coors Field, Tulowitzki is a legitimate star with a .291 average and .504 SLG on the road last season.
2. Hanley Ramirez SS FLA 12 18 556 77 25 69 29 .298
One of the elite hitters in baseball, Hanley Ramirez hit a cool .300 with 21 home runs and 32 stolen bases. The numbers would have been even better had he not endured a rough July when he hit just one home run with a .242 average. The 27-year old shortstop failed to score 100 runs for the first time in five seasons. He enters the season without the power bat of Dan Uggla offering protection.
3. Jose Reyes SS NYM 40 92 572 81 12 44 39 .279
The Mets star shortstop just needs to stay healthy to contribute. Blessed with plenty of speed and solid gap power, Reyes should be entering his prime at the age of 27. Though Citi Field will rob Reyes of some home runs, he is sure to rack up double-figures in triples assuming he can stay healthy.
4. Derek Jeter SS NYY 56 62 590 88 12 58 16 .278
5. Alexei Ramirez SS CWS 58 84 581 74 19 36 16 .277
6. Stephen Drew SS ARI 78 118 620 84 18 58 8 .270
7. Jimmy Rollins SS PHI 101 274 515 73 13 44 27 .258
8. Starlin Castro SS CHI 120 285 585 78 6 42 18 .277
9. J.J. Hardy SS BAL 148 405 476 59 16 42 2 .267
10. Rafael Furcal SS LAD 151 107 493 70 9 49 16 .271