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ian kinsler

How "was" he(statistically and subjectively) as a shortstop in the minors and earlier, before the switch? Since this is my first attempt at a "diary posting" I see that it is necessary to say more. Ok, I know nothing about kinsler as a ss, and know no statistics about my as a second baseman, but subjectively, when I was still in Texas, I thought that my was very, very good defensively. In fact, I recall at the time(before and as he was becoming a very good hitter) that I thought--this is our second baseman for a long time(even though I also recall that there were "thoughts/rumors" that he would be traded/demoted etc. Purely on his defensive ability I thought "this is a mindless rumor". Its obvious the speculative direction I'm going, but if anyone's interested...

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