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Olney’s top 10!!

Who’s the best starting pitcher? The best reliever? The top third baseman? Left fielder? Catcher?

ESPN MLB Insider Buster Olney continues his annual tradition of ranking the top 10 players at every position and every position group.

Top 10 starters

• Top starting pitchers: Clayton Kershaw, then who?

Top 10 relievers

• Top relievers: Who is baseball’s best fireman?

Top 10 first basemen

• Top first basemen: New standard shakes up rankings

Top 10 second basemen

• Top second basemen: Breaking up the pack is ‘toughest one yet’

Top 10 shortstops

• Top shortstops: How do the young stars stack up?

Top 10 third basemen

• Top third basemen — Plenty of talent at the hot corner

Top 10 left fielders

• Top left fielders — They don’t make them like they used to

Remaining schedule

Monday, Jan. 9: Center fielders
Tuesday, Jan. 10: Right fielders
Wednesday, Jan. 11: Catchers
Thursday, Jan. 12: Rotations
Friday, Jan. 13: Bullpens
Saturday, Jan. 14: Lineups
Sunday, Jan. 15: Defenses

Top 10s from 2016

Starting pitchers: Kershaw is king of the hill
Relief pitchers: Davis and Chapman top the list
First basemen: Goldschmidt is the standard
Second basemen: Altuve can do it all
Third basemen: Donaldson stays hot at the hot corner
Shortstops: Correa makes his mark
Left fielders: Starling Marte is sterling in left
Center fielders: Trout is tops in center
Right fielders: Harper leads the way
Catchers: Posey is the best backstop
Starting rotations: Mets easily No. 1
Bullpens: Yankees the clear top unit 
Infields: Cubs leap to top spot
Outfields: McCutchen-led Bucs are No. 1 
Lineups: Blue Jays power way to No. 1
Defenses: Royals edge D-backs for top spot 
Overall teams: How ’bout those Cubbies

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