2013 Fantasy Baseball Rankings: Shortstop

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2013 Rankings: Short Stops
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1. Troy Tulowitzki 1 1 1 2 1 view
2. Jose Reyes 2 2 2 1 2 view
3. Starlin Castro 4 3 4 3 3 view
4. Ian Desmond 3 6 6 6 4 view
5. Ben Zobrist 5 5 5 4 8 view
6. Jimmy Rollins 6 4 7 8 7 view
7. Asdrubal Cabrera 7 7 9 7 9 view
8. Martin Prado 8 10 12 5 5 view
9. Elvis Andrus 10 8 8 9 6 view
10. Hanley Ramirez 9 9 3 13 10 view
11. Derek Jeter 12 13 13 14 11 view
12. Alcides Escobar 14 12 18 10 14 view
12. Danny Espinosa 15 15 10 11 17 view
14. Erick Aybar 13 14 15 16 16 view
15. Josh Rutledge 11 26 11 12 15 view
16. Everth Cabrera 20 11 21 15 12 view
17. J.J. Hardy 16 17 17 17 13 view
18. Andrelton Simmons 17 18 14 23 18 view
19. Alexei Ramirez 18 16 20 20 19 view
20. Marco Scutaro 21 22 16 21 20 view
21. Jed Lowrie 19 20 19 19 26 view
22. Zack Cozart 24 21 24 18 21 view
23. Jean Segura 22 19 22 24 24 view
24. Jhonny Peralta 23 23 30 25 22 view
25. Yunel Escobar 25 24 28 26 23 view
26. Stephen Drew 30 25 29 22 28 view
27. Billy Hamilton 26 31 27 29 25 view
28. Hiroyuki Nakajima 30 23 27 34 view
29. Cliff Pennington 27 34 31 31 29 view
30. Dee Gordon 28 25 view
31. Mike Aviles 29 32 30 view
32. Eduardo Nunez 32 27 33 view
33. Maicer Izturis 28 33 33 view
33. Adeiny Hechavarria 31 33 30 view
35. Brandon Crawford 32 27 view
36. Tyler Greene 35 34 28 view
36. Ruben Tejada 33 32 32 view
38. Rafael Furcal 26 view
39. Luis Cruz 34 29 view
40. Pete Kozma 35 31 view
41. Pedro Florimon 34 view
42. Xander Bogaerts 35 view
42. Brendan Ryan 35 view
42. Brian Dozier 35 view
  • Simone Biles' fierce beach photo started an internet conversation on the male gaze

    After the Olympics competition ended, a few of Team USA's gold medal-winning gymnasts took a well-deserved beach day in Rio. When Simone Biles shared a shot of herself and teammates Madison Kocian and Aly Raisman displaying their strong gymnast abs, a

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  • Billy Bush on Ryan Lochte's Robbery Lie: 'Did He Besmirch America's Character? Yes'

    Billy Bush is opening up about his now-infamous interview with swimmer Ryan Lochte about his fabricated robbery in Rio. Yes, it was an unfortunate thing for us, because it was such a sideshow for the second week of the Olympics," Bush said during a SiriusXM Today Show sit-down. Bush was the first to track down Lochte for an interview after the swimmer's mother, Ileana Lochte, told USA Today that her son and some of his teammates had been held up during a night out in Rio.

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  • This Olympic Silver Medalist Made a Gesture That Could Get Him Arrested or Even Killed

    Ethiopian marathon runner Feyisa Lilesa scored big for his country at the 2016 Olympics, getting a silver medal in the men's marathon by completing the race in two hours, nine minutes, and 54 seconds. The "X" was a gesture of solidarity with the Oromo people, the largest ethnic group in Ethiopia, who have been killed by the hundreds in government crackdowns on protests, according to the Washington Post. "The Ethiopian government is killing my people, so I stand with all protests anywhere, as Oromo is my tribe," Lilesa said at a press conference.

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  • Kobe Bryant says he’d rather be known for venture investing than basketball

    Five-time NBA champion Kobe Bryant told CNBC on Monday he'd rather be remembered for his role in jump-starting tech companies than his skills on the court. Bryant has been investing alongside entrepreneur and former Web.com CEO Jeff Stibel for a number of years, but the pair made their partnership a more formal affair on Monday by announcing they are launching a $100 million investment fund called Bryant Stibel. "Playing basketball, the focus is always on winning.

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  • Jered Weaver will decide if he wants to retire after the season is over

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    HardballTalk
  • LeBron denies Ultimate Warrior shirt had anything to do with beating Golden State

    After leading the Cavaliers to the 2016 NBA title, LeBron James deplane in Cleveland wearing an Ultimate Warrior shirt. What a perfect way to celebrate overcoming a 3-1 Finals deficit to top the 73-9 Warriors. But LeBron says it wasn’t directed at Golden State. LeBron, in a Q&A with Alyson Shontell of Business Insider: Shontell: You were wearing an Ultimate Warrior shirt when you got off the plane. People loved that — well, or hated it. Be honest: Did you pack that before you won game seven? How’d you wind up wearing that shirt? WATCH: The story behind the Ultimate Warrior T-shirt James: Well, it’s funny because my wife bought [it earlier]. She asked me who my favorite wrestlers of all time were,

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  • Ronda Rousey will not return at UFC 205 in New York

    If Ronda Rousey is going to return to the UFC in the future, it certainly won’t be at the fighting promotions highly anticipated debut in New York City. UFC president Dana White appeared on the “UFC Unfiltered” podcast to state that the former women’s bantamweight champion would not be fighting at UFC 205 on Nov. 12. “She’s definitely not fighting in New York,” White said.

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  • Puck Daddy Summer Series: Weird Philadelphia Flyers

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    Puck Daddy
  • Olympic Runners Who Helped Each Other After Falling Down Just Won a Major Honor

    The Pierre de Coubertin medal has only been awarded 17 times in Olympic history. On Saturday, New Zealand runner Nikki Hamblin and American Abbey D’Agostino became the 18th and 19th recipients of the unusual award — but not because of their athletic prowess. The two were 3,000 meters into the 5,000 meter race when Hamblin clipped D’Agostino, bringing both runners down.

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    Apparently mixing gymnastics and football, as she’s recently agreed to go on a double date with Raiders tight end Colton Underwood, and his teammate Andrew East who is married to fellow Olympic gymnast Shawn Johnson. Raisman is definitely up to it. Lucky for Underwood, Raisman is scheduled to visit the area within the next month.

    People
  • Billy Bush Backpedals on Defense of Ryan Lochte … Sort Of

    Monday on Today, Al Roker and Billy Bush struck a more conciliatory tone when discussing the heated argument they had on Friday regarding Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte. On Friday’s show, Bush seemingly made excuses for the way Lochte handled the situation in which he lied about being robbed at gunpoint while in Rio. Roker didn’t accept any of Bush’s explanations for Lochte’s actions and repeated over and over that everything the swimmer had said was a lie.

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  • Simone Biles Leads Team USA at the Rio Closing Ceremony

    Team USA Gymnast and actual superwoman Simone Biles has been chosen by her teammates to carry the flag during the Rio Olympics' closing ceremony Sunday evening. The U.S. Olympic Committee announced Saturday morning the 19-year-old, who won four gold medals at the games (and is the first American to ever do so!), will lead Team USA in the ceremony's parade of nations. "It's an incredible honor to be selected as the flag bearer by my Team USA teammates," Simone said.

    Cosmopolitan
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  • The Yankees offer to pay for Doc Gooden’s rehab

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  • Doug Baldwin: Sherman was mad because 'we keep destroying him in practice'

    Seattle Seahawks teammates Doug Baldwin and Richard Sherman might have both gone to Stanford but that doesn't mean the wideout and defensive back don't get into it from time to time. One of those moments occurred Monday, when the two came to blows after Baldwin beat Sherman on a touchdown pass during practice. Sherman was so upset that he took multiple swings at Baldwin, who had a dark bruise on his head at practice Tuesday. Baldwin decided to throw some verbal jabs after the altercation, pointing out that Sherman lost his cool because he keeps getting beat on the field. More from FoxSports "Obviously, tempers flare," Baldwin said, via The News Tribune. "Sherm's really upset that we keep destroying

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    With just over a month to go before training camp starts, NBA players are finding ways to occupy themselves. Nuggets forward Wilson Chandler has been fishing, and according to his Instagram, he caught one that weighs almost 350 pounds. That’s a big fish, even for an NBA player.

    ProBasketballTalk
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    Puck Daddy
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    Big League Stew
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    Ball Don't Lie
  • Champion Sleeper! Aly Raisman Teases Simone Biles for Napping on Plane Ride Home from Rio

    Simone Biles had a busy 2016 Summer Olympics, winning four gold medals and one bronze – and even leading Team U.S.A. as the flag-bearer at the very rainy closing ceremonies on Sunday. The 22-year-old women's gymnastics captain caught Biles snoozing on the plane Monday night, teasing her pal in a sweet Instagram post. Miss @simonebiles fell asleep before we took off.

    People
  • Why A Freshman QB Gives Texas Best Chance To Beat Notre Dame

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  • Lawyer says comments from Colts' Pat McAfee show Hall of Fame Game fraud

    Last week, the Pro Football Hall of Fame announced an increased reimbursement package for fans who traveled to Canton, Ohio to see the Hall of Fame game, only to have it canceled due to field conditions. Attorney Michael Avenatti, who has hinted at filing a claim that the Hall and the NFL defrauded fans, believes he’s found a smoking gun, so to speak, that the league and Hall officials knew the game wouldn’t be played but let the thousands of fans into the stadium anyway. Indianapolis Colts punter Pat McAfee recorded a podcast the day after the game was supposed to be held, and said, among other things, that “There was a big ‘no tweeting’ policy, like nobody’s allowed to say (expletive)” among instructions given to teams after they were told of the cancellation.

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  • Andrew Miller induces worst swing of the season with nasty slider

    With that said, we just can’t think of another way to describe this beautiful slider from Cleveland Indians reliever Andrew Miller. Allow us to set the scene: With the Indians up by one run in the ninth inning against the Oakland Athletics, the club turned to Miller to close things out. It was pretty evident Miller had his good stuff during the outing, striking out the first two hitters he faced on just seven pitches.

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