The 10 Players That Will Save Baseball

D.A.Senior Writer IMay 16, 2009

The 10 Players That Will Save Baseball

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10. Ryan Zimmerman

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    PHOENIX - MAY 08:  Ryan Zimmerman #11 of the Washington Nationals bats against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the game at Chase Field on May 8, 2009 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Nationals defeated the Diamondbacks 5-4.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Ima

9. The Uptons

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8. Adam Lind

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    TORONTO - APRIL 6:  Adam Lind #26 of the Toronto Blue Jays swings at the pitch during the Opening Day game against the Detroit Tigers at the Rogers Centre on April 6, 2009 in Toronto, Ontario. (Photo by: Dave Sandford/Getty Images)

7. Adam Jones

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    ARLINGTON, TX - APRIL 13:  Adam Jones #10 of the Baltimore Orioles at bat against the Texas Rangers on April 13, 2009 at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

6. Joey Votto

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    CINCINNATI, OH - APRIL 6: First baseman Joey Votto #19 of the Cincinnati Reds waits on a ground ball against the New York Mets at Great American Ballpark on April 6, 2009 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Mets won 2-1.(Photo by Mark Lyons/Getty Images)

5. Nick Markakis

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    ARLINGTON, TX - APRIL 15:  Nick Markakis of the Baltimore Orioles at bat while wearing jersey #42 to commemorate Jackie Robinson day during a game against the Texas Rangers on April 15, 2009 at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Marti

4. Ryan Braun

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    NEW YORK - APRIL 19:  Ryan Braun #8 of the Milwaukee Brewers at bat against the New York Mets at Citi Field on April 19, 2009 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

3. Dustin Pedroia

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    NEW YORK - MAY 05:  Dustin Pedroia #15 of the Boston Red Sox bats against the New York Yankees on May 5, 2009 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City. The Red Sox defeated the Yankees 7-3.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

2. Hanley Ramirez

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    DENVER - MAY 10:  Hanley Ramirez #2 of the Florida Marlins takes an at bat against the Colorado Rockies during MLB action at Coors Field on May 10, 2009 in Denver, Colorado. Ramirez went two for four as he was one of many players using pink bats in Major

1. Evan Longoria

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    ST. PETERSBURG, FL - APRIL 30: Infielder Evan Longoria #3 of  the Tampa Bay Rays bats against the Boston Red Sox April 30, 2009 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.  (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)
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