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Grading the New York Yankees: Position Players

New York Yankees earned an A+ for their overall efforts on and off the field during the 2009 season, as they captured the 27th World Series championship in franchise history.

But who deserves most of the credit for the rings they will receive in April?  In the first part of my grading series, I evaluate the position players.

 

Derek Jeter, SS: (A+) So much for all those critics who said the 35-year-old's best days were behind him.  The captain had an MVP-caliber season, hitting .334 with 18 homers, 66 RBI, 107 runs and 30 steals.  He was second in the American League in hits (212), third in batting and on-base percentage (.406), fourth in runs and eighth in thefts.

Mr. November once again ...

Read Full Article at Bleacher Report - New York Yankees


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