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MLB Network's Top 10 Right Now! series returns for eighth season

Brian Kenny to host MLB Network's ten-part countdown of the best players by position this Saturday, January 13 at 9:00 p.m. ET

With Spring Training less than five weeks away, MLB Network's Top 10 Right Now! series, which ranks Major League Baseball's top players at each position, will return for its eighth season this Saturday, January 13 with Top 10 Shortstops Right Now! at 9:00 p.m. ET and Top 10 Third Basemen Right Now! at 10:00 p.m. ET.

Hosted by Brian Kenny, each Top 10 Right Now! ranking takes into account player performance over the last two seasons, a number of offensive and defensive metrics, both advanced Statcast data and traditional numbers, and expert analysis by the MLB Network research team. The Top 10 Right Now! series will feature analysis from MLB Network on-air personalities and former Major Leaguers Eric Byrnes, Cliff Floyd, Mike Lowell, Dan Plesac, Harold Reynolds, Hall of Famer John Smoltz, Jim Thome, Dave Valle and Preston Wilson, plus roundtable discussions with Kenny, President of SABR Vince Gennaro, The Ringer's Ben Lindbergh and MLB.com analyst Mike Petriello.

With Spring Training less than five weeks away, MLB Network's Top 10 Right Now! series, which ranks Major League Baseball's top players at each position, will return for its eighth season this Saturday, January 13 with Top 10 Shortstops Right Now! at 9:00 p.m. ET and Top 10 Third Basemen Right Now! at 10:00 p.m. ET.

Hosted by Brian Kenny, each Top 10 Right Now! ranking takes into account player performance over the last two seasons, a number of offensive and defensive metrics, both advanced Statcast data and traditional numbers, and expert analysis by the MLB Network research team. The Top 10 Right Now! series will feature analysis from MLB Network on-air personalities and former Major Leaguers Eric Byrnes, Cliff Floyd, Mike Lowell, Dan Plesac, Harold Reynolds, Hall of Famer John Smoltz, Jim Thome, Dave Valle and Preston Wilson, plus roundtable discussions with Kenny, President of SABR Vince Gennaro, The Ringer's Ben Lindbergh and MLB.com analyst Mike Petriello.

For the second consecutive year, fans can submit a top-10 list for each position by voting on MLB Network's Facebook, Instagram and Twitter pages using #Top10RightNow. All #Top10RightNow votes will be incorporated into an overall fan-generated Top 10 Right Now! list in each episode.

The complete schedule for MLB Network's Top 10 Right Now! series is listed below:

Saturday, Jan. 13: Shortstops, 9 p.m. ET
Saturday, Jan. 13: Third Basemen, 10 p.m. ET
Saturday, Jan. 20: Right Fielders, 9 p.m. ET
Saturday, Jan. 20: Second Basemen, 10 p.m. ET
Saturday, Jan. 27: Left Fielders, 9 p.m. ET
Saturday, Jan. 27: Catchers, 10 p.m. ET
Saturday, Feb. 3: First Basemen, 9 p.m. ET
Saturday, Feb. 3: Starting Pitchers, 10 p.m. ET
Saturday, Feb. 10: Relief Pitchers, 9 p.m. ET
Saturday, Feb. 10: Center Fielders, 10 p.m. ET

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