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Joseph's Start Better Than It Seems

Joseph has taken a shining to second base

Evaluating players solely from the stat column is a tough way to walk away with any sort of solid judgment, especially in the early parts of a new season. In the case of Corban Joseph especially, his game has gotten off to a much stronger start than it would seem by the numbers.

Corban Joseph can be described in two words lately: defensive specialist. The second baseman for the Trenton Thunder, the Double-A affiliate of the New York Yankees, can be seen routinely running down any ground ball in his vicinity after he hears the crack of the bat from the opposing team. Though he will put up an effort to snare any ball coming his way, it is on the offensive side where...

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