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June 23, 2008
Who is the most overrated player in baseball?
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June 23, 2008

Si Players Mlb Poll

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Who is the most overrated player in baseball?

Derek Jeter, Yankees SS 10%

Barry Zito, Giants P 9%

J.D. Drew, Red Sox OF 7%

Alex Rodriguez, Yankees 3B 7%

Kevin Youkilis, Red Sox 1B 4%

Players couldn't vote for a teammate.... Jeter was second, Rodriguez first, in last week's poll, "Whom would you pick to build a team around?"... Nine of the top 16 vote-getters play for the Red Sox or the Yankees including Boston's Curt Schilling (9th, 2.5%) and Daisuke Matsuzaka (15th, 1.6%), and New York's Johnny Damon (11th, 2.2%), Carl Pavano (14th, 1.7%) and Jason Giambi (16th, 1.5%).

[Based on a survey of 495 MLB players] • For more on the poll, and to comment on it, go to