BBTN 500: Looking out for No. 1
David Schoenfield (@dschoenfield), SweetSpot: I gave eight players a perfect score of 100, but I believe Ryan Braun should be No. 1, for a few reasons: Pitchers are too much of an injury risk to be considered the best player in baseball, Braun's advantage on defense and baserunning barely pushes him past Miguel Cabrera, and Joey Votto's numbers. You can even argue the future merits of Mike Trout.
Well, I'll leave the possibility ...
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