AL Central Rankings: Who stands tall as best 2nd baseman?

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Sep 10, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago White Sox shortstop Carlos Sanchez (77) makes a double play against Oakland Athletics center fielder Sam Fuld (23) during the fifth inning at U.S Cellular Field. Mandatory Credit: Mike DiNovo-USA TODAY Sports

Our American League positional rankings continue as we focus on second base.

Second base has a bit more star power as you have Ian Kinsler and Brian Dozier manning these spots for the Detroit Tigers and Minnesota Twins respectively.

There is also a potential superstar in the making in Jason Kipnis of the Cleveland Indians, and the Kansas City Royals have Omar Infante who provides consistency. Then the Chicago White Sox could have a rotation of players filling the spot but for ranking purposes we will be using Carlos Sanchez.

We will start at No. 5 and work our way down to No. 1.  In determining the rankings we will take a look at offensive, defensive metrics as well as a season outlook that will outline expectations and how secure the players role is.

Next: Who ranks in at No. 5 on the list?

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