Fantasy Baseball: Middle Infielders

As the biggest bat in a position scarce on fantasy studs, second baseman Robinson Cano will likely...

As the biggest bat in a position scarce on fantasy studs, second baseman Robinson Cano will likely be a first-round pick in most drafts. (Reuters)

JOEL COLOMBY, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 4:49 PM ET

Part 3 of Joel Colomby's week-long fantasy baseball preview, today featuring the second basemen and shortstops.  

SECOND BASEMEN

Cano stands alone as the only 2B capable of 30 HRs and a .320 AVG … We see maybe 10 here that you’ll feel really comfortable with on an everyday basis, so don’t leave it too late … Plenty of injury red flags in Utley, Espinosa, and B.Roberts but with that comes late-round upside … Bonifacio and Izturis will likely wind up splitting Jays job, though both will also play elsewhere.

$30+

Robinson Cano NYY: Money in the bank … and it’s his contract year.

$20+

Dustin Pedroia BOS: Played hurt most of last season and it showed

Ian Kinsler TEX: A two-time 30-30 guy who turned 30 last season

$15+

Aaron Hill ARZ: Bounce-back .302 with 26 HRs may hard to duplicate

Brandon Phillips CIN: May hit cleanup after three straight 18-HR seasons

Ben Zobrist TB: Dual 2B-OF eligibility and a r


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