Posted on: February 22, 2010 4:51 am

The Perfect Lineup

If you could use the enitre Major League as your player pool, what would be your perfect lineup??  For argument's sake, let's choose all 8 defensive positions, DH (anyone not already selected), 5 starters and a closer:

1)  Ichiro Suzuki, RF
2)  Joe Mauer, C
3)  Albert Pujols, 1B
4)  Ryan Howard, DH
5)  Alex Rodriguez, 3B
6)  Ryan Braun, LF
7)  Chase Utley, 2B
8)  Hanley Ramirez, SS
9)  Grady Sizemore, CF

SP - Tim Lincecum
SP - Roy Halladay
SP - Chris Carpenter
SP - CC Sabathia
SP - Cliff Lee
Closer - Mariano Rivera

The hardest cut was, of course, DH -- for me, it came down to Howard, Fielder and Justin Morneau -- really can't go wrong.
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