WHICH PLAYER GETS THE MOST OUT OF HIS TALENT?
David Eckstein, Padres 2B 25%
Dustin Pedroia, Red Sox 2B 13%
Albert Pujols, Cardinals 1B 8%
Derek Jeter, Yankees SS 4%
Joe Mauer, Twins C 4%
Eckstein was drafted in 1997's 19th round by the Red Sox. In 10 big league seasons he has batted .282, twice has been an All-Star and was the 2006 World Series MVP with the Cardinals. ... The top 13 vote-getters include two pitchers: the Phillies' Roy Halladay and the Giants' Tim Lincecum. ... Three of the top six are under six feet: Eckstein (5'7"), Pedroia (5'9") and White Sox leftfielder Juan Pierre (5'11").
Based on 313 players who responded to SI's survey