The game’s top center fielders

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The 8 position has been home to many of the games all time greats; Willie Mays, Ken Griffey Jr., Mickey Mantle, and Joe DiMaggio to name a few. 2013 saw the center field position peak in terms of performance and relevance; with Andrew McCutchen winning the NL MVP, Mike Trout finishing 2nd in the AL, and players like Adam Jones, Carlos Gomez, and Jacoby Ellsbury making names for themselves as top flight players. Here is a look at the top 2013 center fielders, sorted by way of Wins Above Replacement…

RK PLAYER WAR AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS
1 Mike Trout 9.2 589 109 190 39 9 27 97 33 7 110 136 0.323 0.432 0.557 0.988
2 Carlos Gomez 8.4 536 80 152 27 10 24 73 40 7 37 146 0.284 0.338 0.506 0.843
3 Andrew McCutchen 8.2 583 97 185 38 5 21 84 27 10 78 101 0.317 0.404 0.508 0.911
4 Jacoby Ellsbury 5.8 577 92 172 31 8 9 53 52 4 47 92 0.298 0.355 0.426 0.781
5 Colby Rasmus 4.8 417 57 115 26 1 22 66 0 1 37 135 0.276 0.338 0.501 0.840
6 Adam Jones 4.4 653 100 186 35 1 33 108 14 3 25 136 0.285 0.318 0.493 0.811
7 Coco Crisp 4.3 513 93 134 22 3 22 66 21 5 61 65 0.261 0.335 0.444 0.779
8 Brett Gardner 4.2 539 81 147 33 10 8 52 24 8 52 127 0.273 0.344 0.416 0.759
9 Juan Lagares 3.7 392 35 95 21 5 4 34 6 3 20 96 0.242 0.281 0.352 0.633
10 A.J. Pollock 3.5 443 64 119 28 5 8 38 12 3 33 82 0.269 0.322 0.409 0.730
  • VtBob

    Millie?