High Crimes: MLB's Top 10 Candidates for Straight Steals of Home

Tyler SpringsCorrespondent IMay 17, 2009

High Crimes: MLB's Top 10 Candidates for Straight Steals of Home

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    BOSTON - APRIL 26: Jacoby Ellsbury #46 of the Boston Red Sox steals home under the tag by Jorge Posada #20 of the New York Yankees at Fenway Park April 26, 2009 in Boston, Massachusetts. Jacoby Ellsbury recorded the first steal of home by a Red Sox player

10. Jimmy Rollins, SS, Philadelphia Phillies

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    PHILADELPHIA - APRIL 17: Jimmy Rollins #11 of the Philadelphia Phillies slides into first base on a pickoff play during the game against San Diego Padres the on April 17, 2009 at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Padres won 8-7.  (Phot

9. Eric Byrnes, LF, Arizona Diamondbacks

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    PHOENIX - APRIL 29:  Eric Byrnes #22 of the Arizona Diamondbacks bats against the Chicago Cubs during the game at Chase Field on April 29, 2009 in Phoenix, Arizona.  The Diamondbacks defeated the Cubs 10-0.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

8. Michael Bourn, CF, Houston Astros

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    DENVER - MAY 14:  Michael Bourn #21 of the Houston Astros singles to lead off the third inning against the Colorado Rockies during MLB action at Coors Field on May 14, 2009 in Denver, Colorado. Bourn was four for five and scored twice as the Astros defeat

7. Dustin Pedroia, 2B, Boston Red Sox

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    BOSTON - APRIL 25: Dustin Pedroia #15 of the Boston Red Sox reacts against the New York Yankees at Fenway Park on April 25, 2009 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

6. Emilio Bonifacio, 3B, Florida Marlins

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    NEW YORK - APRIL 29:  Emilio Bonifacio #1 of the Florida Marlins stops at second base after his ninth inning double against of the New York Mets on April 29, 2009 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. The Marli

5. Ichiro Suzuki, RF, Seattle Mariners

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    ANAHEIM, CA - APRIL 24:  Ichiro Suzuki #51 of the Seattle Mariners runs toward second base in the game with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim on April 24, 2009 at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California. The Mariners won 8-3.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Im

4. Juan Pierre, CF, Los Angeles Dodgers

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    LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 03:  Juan Pierre #9 of the Los Angeles Dodgers runs to first against the San Diego Padres at Dodger Stadium on May 3, 2009 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

3. Derek Jeter, SS, New York Yankees

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    NEW YORK - MAY 02:  Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees runs to first against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Yankee Stadium on May 2, 2009 in the Bronx borough of New York City.  (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

2. Jose Reyes, SS, New York Mets

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    NEW YORK - MAY 12:  Jose Reyes #7 of the New York Mets is safe at second base against the Atlanta Braves on May 12, 2009 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. The Mets defeated the Braves 4-3 in ten innings.  (

1. Chone Figgins, 3B, Los Angeles Angels

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    OAKLAND, CA - MAY 04:  Chone Figgins #9 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim slides in to third base during their game against the Oakland Athletics on May 4, 2009 at the Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
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