Come 2014, the position had run relatively dry again. Johnny Peralta and Erick Aybar led shortstops in WAR. A-Rod had moved to third base, Jeter was slumping in his final season, and Nomar Garciaparra was long removed from his playing days.
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Seeing as last night was the conclusion of the ‘first half’ of the 2016 MLB season, I examined each club’s record and pretended as if it were Opening Day. Much to my surprise, there weren’t too many surprises. The Cubs and Giants are really good. The Braves and Reds are really bad. Like any year, some teams have overachieved, some have underachieved. Bartolo Colon continues to be Bartolo Colon, with one extra homer. Here’s my summation of 2016’s MLB script, enjoy.