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Rays' outfielder Ben Zobrist.
Ben Zobrist, Tampa Bay
Current Stats: .281/ 1 HR/ 12 RBI/ 2 SB
Projected Stats: .270/ 18 HR/ 78 RBI/ 19 SB
Zobrist has been an important piece to this Rays lineup for some time now. While not breaking the top 10, he’s been one of the most consistent switch-hitters over the last five years.
Angel Pagan, San Francisco Giants
Current Stats: .301/ 0 HR/ 11 RBI/ 1 SB
Projected Stats: .274/ 7 HR/ 65 RBI/ 22 SB
Pagan has proved his worth and durability over the last few seasons. He’s not an All-Star player by any means, but he’s one of the few five-tool switch hitters left in the game.
Matt Wieters, Baltimore Orioles
Current Stats: .224/ 3 HR/ 8 RBI/ 0 SB
Projected Stats: .251/ 25 HR/ 84 RBI/ 3 SB
Wieters will undoubtedly find his way into the top 10 switch-hitters in baseball…maybe even this season. He’s come up with some big hits for the Orioles down the stretch but can’t seem to maintain consistency at the plate.
Victor Martinez, Detroit Tigers
Current Stats: .167/ 0 HR/ 4 RBI/ 0 SB
Projected Stats: .254/ 19 HR/ 68 RBI/ 1 SB
Martinez is off to a dismal start to the season. He’s only strung together two multi-hit games in 17 starts behind the plate. After last year’s injury, it’s going to take him another month to return to form.
Mark Teixeira, New York Yankees
Current Stats: .000/ 0 HR/ 0 RBI/ 0 SB
Projected Stats: .239/ 19 HR/ 73 RBI/ 1 SB
Teixeira, who has yet to have an at-bat this season for the Yankees, is likely out until May. If healthy, Tex would have easily crested the top five of this list. He’s been one of the top switch-hitters in the game for almost a decade.