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3B Josh Donaldson
60. 3B Josh Donaldson, Oakland Athletics
Sent down to the minors in mid-June last year after opening the season as the A's starting third baseman, Donaldson hit .290/.356/.489 with 26 RBI in 47 games after being recalled two months later. Expectations were tempered for the 27-year-old entering the season, but he's hit .308/.376/.507 with 12 home runs and 51 RBI as the A's top hitter.
59. SP Chris Sale, Chicago White Sox
After spending his first two big league seasons in the bullpen, Sale moved to the rotation last season, going 17-8 with a 3.05 ERA to emerge as the ace of the White Sox staff. Given the way the team is playing, reaching 17 wins again will be tricky, and he's just 5-6 right now, but he has a 2.75 ERA and 9.5 K/9, and he remains one of the top young arms in the game.
58. RP Kenley Jansen, Los Angeles Dodgers
Brandon League opened the season as the Dodgers closer, but it was only a matter of time before Jansen seized the job from him. For his career, Jansen has struck out just over 40.2 percent of the batters he has faced (292-of-726), and he has a 2.31 ERA and 13.4 K/9 so far this year.
57. SP Stephen Strasburg, Washington Nationals
He hasn't had the sort of dominant, unleashed season that some were predicting, but Strasburg is off to a great start nonetheless. Injuries cost him a couple starts, but he's 4-6 with a 2.40 ERA, 1.03 WHIP and 9.0 K/9. The Nationals have been a major disappointment, and that has somewhat overshadowed what has been a solid all-around season for the hard-throwing right-hander.
56. CF Andrew McCutchen, Pittsburgh Pirates
McCutchen has not put up the juggernaut numbers he did in the first half last season, but he hasn't needed to thanks to a more balanced Pirates offense. He has 23 doubles, eight home runs and an .804 OPS as the plate to go along with 15 steals and stellar defense once again. The 26-year-old remains one of the brightest young stars in the league and one of the faces of MLB moving forward.