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PEORIA, AZ - MARCH 05: Robinson Cano #22 of the Seattle Mariners hits a RBI single against the Colorado Rockies during the fifth inning of the spring training game at Peoria Stadium on March 5, 2014 in Peoria, Arizona.

Fantasy Baseball Preview: Second Base

CBS Local Sports breaks down the top players at second base for your fantasy baseball draft.

03/04/2014

Tampa Bay second baseman Kelly Johnson, left, is late with a tag on the Yankees’ Robinson Cano during the teams’ meeting on Sept. 25, 2013, at Yankee Stadium. The Bombers are close to signing Johnson, possibly to replace Cano, who could leave via free agency. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

As 2B Market Gets Smaller, Johnson Looks More And More Like Yankees’ Guy

Nobody expected the Yankees to replace Robinson Cano overnight, but one would have figured they’d be the last team to get beaten to the punch for other players at second base. But yet, that seems to be the case a bit.

12/16/2013

Omar Infante (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Heyman: Yankees Pivot From Phillips, Offer Infante 3-Year Contract

The Yankees might do it by committee, but they are hell bent on replacing Robinson Cano at second base.

12/12/2013

Brandon Phillips (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images), Brett Gardner (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Yankees Reject Phillips-For-Gardner Offer From Reds

General manager Brian Cashman said Wednesday the team isn’t shopping outfielder Brett Gardner, though they will listen to offers.

12/12/2013

Robinson Cano (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Heyman: Yankees, Robinson Cano Are Roughly $150 Million Apart

According to Jon Heyman, the five-time All-Star is still looking for $310 million over 10 years from the Bronx Bombers, while New York is currently offering slightly more than half that.

11/18/2013

Brandon Phillips (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)

Report: Yankees Have Inquired About Reds 2B Brandon Phillips

The Yankees are expected to re-sign superstar second baseman Robinson Cano this offseason. But if they don’t? There needs to be a contingency plan.

11/06/2013

David Wright (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

David Wright Drives In 5 As Team USA Rolls Puerto Rico

The Mets’ star was locked in again. Wright drove in five runs, the last three with a bases-loaded double in the eighth. That prompted chants of “U-S-A! U-S-A!” from the crowd of 32,872.

03/13/2013

Manager Tony La Russa  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Hartnett: La Russa Is Sucking The Fun Out Of The All-Star Game

Tony La Russa has dropped the ball by not starting fan-favorite knuckleballer R.A. Dickey at the 2012 MLB All-Star Game.

07/09/2012

Johnny Cueto of the Cincinnati Reds pitches against the New York Mets at Citi Field on June 17, 2012. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Mets Swept By Reds; Offense Slumping

The Reds completed a three-game sweep over the Mets on Sunday. Mets’ bats fizzled as they lost 3-1.

06/17/2012

Jonathon Niese of the New York Mets looks on as Jay Bruce of the Cincinnati Reds rounds the bases after hitting a three-run homerun in the first-inning at CitiField. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Mets Fail To Back Niese, Fall To Reds 4-1

Jonathon Niese surrendered a three-run homer, but the Mets were unable to back their starter and lost 4-1 on Saturday.

06/16/2012

(Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Mets Shut Out Of NL Gold Glove Honors

Cincinnati third baseman Scott Rolen won his eighth Gold Glove, one of three Reds players to be honored following the team’s first Major League Baseball playoff appearance in 15 years.

WFAN–11/11/2010