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Shredder vs Determinator: First Base

With the 2022 season looming, let’s take a look to see how my The Determinator ranks up against MLB Network’s The Shredder.

Today we continue this quick mini recap series with First Base.


The Shredder vs. The Determinator:

The Shredder, from MLB Network’s Top 10: First Base

The Determinator, from SSTN’s Top 10: First Base


Key Notes of Difference:

The Shredder and The Determinator differed on including 2 different players for each list:

The Shredder:

Ty France (SEA)

Yuli Gurriel (HOU)

The Determinator:

Jose Abreu (CWS)

Anthony Rizzo (NYY)

The Shredder to The Determinator agreed on 6 different players in the Top-10, however we did see them ranked differently (the first number is where they ranked on The Shredder and second number is where they ranked via The Determinator):

Freddie Freeman (#1 -> #5)

Matt Olson (#3 -> #2)

Paul Goldschmidt (#5 -> #1)

Pete Alonso (#6 -> #8)

Brandon Belt (#7 -> #9)

Joey Votto (#9 -> #7)

However, we don’t always disagree! We had 2 players that were unanimously placed between both The Shredder and The Determinator:

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. (#2)

Max Muncy (#4)

Click here to see each installment of The Determinator:

#10 – 6 First Base

#5 – 1 First Base

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