Power Rankings: Top 15 Second Basemen in ’15

3. Jose Altuve (Houston Astros)

Jose Altuve had his breakout year in 2012 when he made his first All-Star appearance. In 2013, Altuve seemed to have slipped from people’s minds, so when Altuve played like a monster in 2014, no one knew what to think.

Here is my deciphering of this inconsistency problem. The inconsistency is over, and Altuve is ready to be a perennial All-Star and an MVP candidate if he leaves the Astros (sorry Astros’ fans.)

Altuve is a special kind of talent and is still only 24. If this was a ranking of the best second baseman in 5 years, Jose would be number 1 on the list.

I fully expect to see Jose Altuve in the All-Star game. However, since he will play for a non-contender, Altuve will just have to settle for being the MVP on thousands of fantasy teams.

One Response

  1. Miranda

    Well written, sir! It was an interesting read. You really know what you’re talking about.

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