Players with the best tools
BEST TOOLS: Eight players from the Nationals organization were cited in Baseball America‘s annual Best Tools survey voted upon by league managers…a closer look:
BEST TOOLS – National League
3B Ryan Zimmerman – Best Defensive Third Baseman in the NL
OF Nyjer Morgan – Tied as Best Baserunner in the NL with Juan Pierre (Los Angeles-NL) and 3rd-Fastest Baserunner in the NL.
BEST TOOLS – Triple-A
2B Seth Bynum – Best Defensive Second Baseman in the International League.
SS Ian Desmond – Best Infield Arm in the International League.
RHP J.D. Martin – Best Control in the International League.
BEST TOOLS – Double-A
SS Ian Desmond – Best Infield Arm in the Eastern League.
BEST TOOLS – Single-A
SS Danny Espinosa – Best Defensive Shortstop and Best Infield Arm in the Carolina League.
RHP Brad Meyers – Best Control in the Carolina League.
C Derek Norris – Best Batting Prospect and Best Power Prospect in the South Atlantic League.