All 30 Starting MLB Shortstops, Ranked

By Staff Writer
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A shortstop is one of the integral parts of the infield in Major League Baseball. Every MLB team counts on their shortstop to make defensive plays and produce in the batter’s box. Some teams count on their shortstop to deliver at the plate while others expect both offensive and defensive performance.

Whether they’re young players or seasoned veterans, each team’s starting shortstop brings different strengths and weaknesses to the table. The way each shortstop fits in with the team as a whole brings a unique dynamic. Here’s a ranking of all 30 starting shortstops in the major leagues, taking statistics and intangibles into account.