5 Most Underutilized MLB Players

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5 Most Underutilized MLB Players
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One of the most common characteristics of the American sports fan is an innate desire to play the role of manager to his or her most-beloved team. It has a more common name:  "armchair quarterbacking." 

In Major League Baseball, the history of questioning a manager's decision is nearly as deep as the history of the game itself. In baseball, everything can not only be questioned, but analyzed, drilled-down, studied and even simulated.  

One of the more common critiques of major league managers is how well they utilize their teams' talent. Seconding guessing the manager's choice of closer in favor of a setup man in the setup man in the 'em is one common example. In other instances, fans constantly call for a different leadoff man in the all-too-important "one hole."

Regardless of the situation, there are many players miscast in their respective roles throughout Major League Baseball.  Here are the five most underutilized players currently in the game.

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