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Best of the System: The Top 5 Third Basemen

Barden is a defensive gem

The minor leagues are full of insecurity and instability and for the Diamondbacks third base is the prime example. As counts down the Best of the System we give offer only four third baseman, at least three of which either have, or likely will, be auditioned at other positions before they get a shot at the big leagues. If you want to include all of the players who have seen time at third base in the past few seasons this list could easily reach six or seven legit prospects.

But players like Dan Uggla, Corey Myers and Matt Morgan have all followed the Chad Tracy model, which is, play third for now, but we might like you somewhere else tomorrow, while the potential still exists for Sergio Santos to move from short to third, where he saw some reps in Spring Training.   #4)  The Diamondbacks continued their fantastic scouting of Mexico when they found Augie Murillo and... Recommended Stories

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