July 25, 2007
SI Players MLB Poll
[Based on a survey of 464 MLB players]
Who has the majors' best pickoff move?
Andy Pettitte, Yankees LHP.....55%
Chris Capuano, Brewers LHP.....17%
Kenny Rogers, Tigers LHP.....8%
Mark Buehrle, White Sox LHP.....5%
Justin Verlander, Tigers RHP.....1%
Brian Fuentes, Rockies LHP.....1%
Joe Beimel, Dodgers LHP.....1%
Mike Stanton, Reds LHP.....1%
Doug Davis, Dbacks LHP.....1%
Jamey Wright, Rangers RHP.....1%
FAST FACTS: Fast Facts: Players were not allowed to vote for a teammate.... Pettitte has picked off three runners this year and allowed just seven SBs in 11 attempts. He drew 65% of the vote from lefty pitchers.... Detroit?s Justin Verlander was the only righty among the top nine vote-getters.... Buehrle led the majors with 10 pickoffs in 2006; Capuano led with 12 in '05.... Arizona's Doug Davis (1%) and Washington's Jason Simontacchi (no votes) lead the majors this season with five pickoffs each.

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