2008 MLB All-Under-the-Radar Team

9 10 2008

by Kevin Collins

With the 2008 post season and Frank Caliendo spots in full swing, some of the premier players in the game take center stage.  Everyone knows the kinds of years the likes of Chase Utley, Manny Ramirez, CC Sabathia, and Dustin Pedroia had.  They are the stars of the game.  Even if their respective teams weren’t in the playoffs, the common baseball fan would be familiar with their stats.

Ugueth Urbina is tearing it up in the Venezuelan Penal League.  Who Knew?

Ugueth Urbina is tearing it up in the Venezuelan Penal League. Who Knew?

But what about the other guys?  What about the players who had great years but no one really seemed to notice because they played on Baltimore or Kansas City?  Hell, even middle relievers on good teams don’t get noticed.  Living in Boston, I hear so many times, “Wow, I had no idea how good J.C. Romero has been for the Phillies.  He sucked on the Sox!”

Well my goal here is to point out some of those players who have flown under the radar in 2008.  Here it is, the 2008 MLB All-Under-the-Radar Team.

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