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Brett Gardner and Other MLB Speedsters Who Are Bringing Sexy Back to Baseball

entered a new era of baseball history over the last few seasons. General managers, advertisers, fans and everybody in between are no longer mesmerized by home runs like they were during the "Steroid Era." People are tired of one-dimensional sluggers like Adam Dunn, David Ortiz, Mark Reynolds, etc., who embarrass themselves in the field or whenever their swing doesn't connect for a home run.

They've realized while such players certainly have a niche on Major League rosters, they aren't very valuable in what has become a pitcher's league characterized by deep bullpens (see the Braves, Rangers or Yankees) and unhittable off-speed pitches.

Many of the veteran faces in the middle of MLB batting orders are being surpassed by their teammates hitting ...

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