A top prospect, Zimmer has a power-speed combo that has become increasingly rare in fantasy, and because of Cleveland’s injury troubles in the outfield, is getting a chance to contribute now. What can we expect?
A flurry of Eddie Butler activity, and another shot for Jose Berrios to stick.
Karns is striking out more and walking fewer than ever for the Royals. Is it time to pick him up?
Still don’t believe in Yonder Alonso and Trevor Cahill? Pick ’em up anyway, if you can.
Kevin Pillar and Marwin Gonzalez are out there WAITING to give you statistics. Are you going to take them?
What if Taylor Motter’s season were set to showtunes? Is Chad too Kuhl for the room? Will they write songs about the guys filling in for the Dodgers injury brigade?
Sorting out the Texas Rangers bullpen might take all season, but chasing saves with a losing team can be a scary fantasy proposition. Melvin Upton Jr. will get a rebirth with the Giants soonâ€”they just better hope he does better than he did with the Jays after being traded.
Where did these whiffers come from?
Grab Asbrubal Cabrera and Michael Lorenzen while you still can. And how about the Ryan Zimmerman revival?
Injuries beget playing time for backups, and a closer already has lost his job.
Skillsâ€”for the pitcher, for his opponent and his even own lineupâ€”all matter when picking for daily leagues. But so does ballpark environment.
Mark Reynolds, Kyle Freeland, Stephen Drew and Jeff Mathis (!?) getting lots of action.
Indentifying the premium free agents available on the market.
If these players are available in your league, you might want to grab them off the wire, depending on the format.