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Top 5 Prospects: Second Base

Figueroa improved his stock in '07

Major League second basemen rarely man the keystone in the minor leagues. Most of the time, they start out as shortstops and slide over if they are unable to handle the position, so second base tends to be a thin position in the minor leagues. Inside is a list of the Top 5 players in the organization currently playing second base.

1) Paco Figueroa - (Bowie Baysox) - (95 G, 350 AB, .280/.365/.354) After managing Figueroa for each of the past two seasons, Bien Figueroa told ITW "He reminds me of Brian Roberts when he was younger. He's just a baseball player." That's high praise, for sure, and Figueroa does have a chance to be a solid regular in the major leagues. His batting line this season gives a good idea of what his...

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