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Karablog: Keeping up with Tim Anderson

Is Tim Anderson ready to reach Rickey Henderson-type stolen base numbers? Getty Images

Chicago White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson had a largely unremarkable 2017 season, hitting .257 with modest power and speed -- and some of the worst plate discipline in the sport. That's why he was not popular in ESPN average live drafts. I couldn't make much of an argument for Anderson, as he finished last season as the No. 20 shortstop on the ESPN Player Rater, mainly because I was simply unable to overlook his career walk and strikeout totals entering this season: 26 walks to 279 strikeouts? That has to be a misprint, right?