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Positional Preview: Outfield

I apologize for the delay in posting, I've had some other things come up, anyhow let's finish off the positional previews today and tomorrow; outfielders are first up. Here are the fifty outfielders sorted by at-bats and then OPS:

Ordonez  
Holliday
Guerrero
Dunn
Hawpe
Granderson  
Burrell
Soriano
Upton
Hart
Rowand
Lee
Ramirez
Beltran
Griffey Jr.
Matsui
Rios
Sizemore
Markakis
Hunter
Swisher
Ibanez
Suzuki
Willingham
Crawford
Abreu
Byrnes
Guillen
Church
Dye
Winn
Drew
Cuddyer
Francoeur
Giles
Kearns
Young
Teahen
Cameron
Damon
Bay
Matthews Jr.
Stewart
Jones
Young
DeJesus
Cabrera
Crisp
Wells
Pierre

As we saw in the Rockies' preview the corner outfield spots have plenty of pop, but not enough to overtake Magglio Ordonez for the top spot. It's hard to believe this will be Ordonez' fourth season in Detroit, it seems like just yesterday he was a White Sox outfielder.

To wrap up the bad: Juan Pierre is making eight million this year, however he ranked dead last in OPS. Now, granted, he's not a power hitter, but the average center fielder's OBP was .338, his was .331. Ew.