Originally Posted by floridafan
Defense is important and requires a lot of different skillsets all firing at the same time, but hitting will always be king with defense a distant prince. Even the high skill position of 2B is populated by hitters that are expected to drive the ball with power.
High skill position? There isn't but a few 2B at the major league level who can hit at all. The average RBI total for 2B was in the 30's. Did you mean minor leagues, cause there isn't any hitting skill in the majors.