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Anthony Santander (OF, BAL) - Week 18 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 31% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: Orioles center fielder Anthony Santander has taken over a starting job and ran with it. In 43 games, Santander is slashing .304/.344/.509 with eight home runs, 30 RBI and one stolen base. His 5.9% walk rate and 18.2% strikeout rate are right... Read More

2 years ago

Nate Lowe (1B, TB) - Week 18 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 16% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: Rays first baseman/designated hitter Nate Lowe's overall numbers are solid, but are still being bogged down by his less than stellar big league start. Since July 4, when he was last recalled from Triple-A, Lowe is slashing .300/.397/.660 with five home runs... Read More

2 years ago

Jason Kipnis (2B, CLE) - Week 17 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 9% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis is no longer the fantasy star that he was back in 2016, when he blasted 23 home runs and swiped 15 bases with a .275 batting average. After back-to-back disappointing seasons, Kipnis is quietly having a solid... Read More

2 years ago

Niko Goodrum (1B/2B/SS/3B/OF, DET) - Week 17 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 18% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: Uber-utility man Niko Goodrum has flashed a nice combination of power and speed this season for the Detroit Tigers. He currently has eight home runs and 11 stolen bases in 83 games, putting him on pace for a 20/20 season if he... Read More

2 years ago

Roberto Perez (C, CLE) - Week 17 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 33% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: By virtually every measurable metric, fantasy or not, Indians catcher Roberto Perez has been a top-10 catcher in the MLB this season. He is currently boasting a .246/.333/.491 slash line with 16 home runs, 38 RBI and a wonderful 11.2% walk rate.... Read More

2 years ago

Spencer Turnbull (SP, DET) - Week 16 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 17% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: After a short stint on the IL that carried over the All-Star break, Tiger right-hander Spencer Turnbull looked a little rusty in his return to the bump. He tossed three innings against the Royals, giving up five runs (four earned) on four... Read More

2 years ago

Alex Dickerson (OF, SF) - Week 16 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 4% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: After 19 disastrous games with the Padres to start the year, Alex Dickerson was waived and ended up catching on with their NFC West foe to the North, the San Francisco Giants. Dickerson has had considerably more success in the Bay, boasting... Read More

2 years ago

Jaime Barria (SP, LAA) - Week 16 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 1% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: A quick glance at Jaime Barria's 5.20 ERA, 1.40 WHIP and 1.23 HR/9 - not to mention the fact that he's currently in Triple-A - and most would assume he's a player you can skip right on by on the waiver wire.... Read More

2 years ago

Jeimer Candelario (3B, DET) - Week 16 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 3% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: It's been an admittedly tough season for Tigers third baseman Jeimer Candelario. Coming off a disappointing second half in 2018, Candelario got off to an ice cold start in 2019, which resulted in him facing two separate stints in Triple-A Toledo. He... Read More

2 years ago

Nick Ahmed (SS, AZ) - Week 16 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 6% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: The only reason I can think that Diamondbacks shortstop Nick Ahmed is only owned in 6% of leagues is that he's boring. His .262/.311/.429 slash line admittedly doesn't jump off the page, but he does have nine home runs, six stolen bases,... Read More

2 years ago

Second-Half Speculation - Prospects to Stash Now

Picking up the right prospect during the second half can make or break a fantasy baseball season. While many of baseball's best prospects, including Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Keston Hiura, Austin Riley, and Brendan McKay have already been called up - there are still plenty of players still in the minor leagues that should get a chance to shine... Read More

2 years ago

Renato Nunez (1B/3B, BAL) - Week 15 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 18% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: Orioles infielder Renato Nunez has cooled down considerably after his hot start to the season, but he still heads into the All-Star break with 19 home runs, 47 RBI and 42 runs scored - numbers that put him on pace to hit... Read More

2 years ago

J.P. Crawford (SS/3B, SEA) - Week 15 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 17% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: Very quietly, on a team destined for another season in the cellar, Mariners shortstop J.P. Crawford has been breaking out. His season slash line sits at .284/.352/.475 with four home runs and one stolen base in 141 at-bats. His 10.1% walk rate... Read More

2 years ago

Avisail Garcia (OF, TB) - Week 15 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Leagues OWNED IN: 30% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: While Rays outfielder Avisail Garcia is never going to repeat his magical 2017 season, when he slashed .330/.380/.506 with 18 home runs and five stolen bases, he is showing plenty of signs that he still has something left in the tank here in... Read More

2 years ago

Nate Lowe (1B, TB) - Week 15 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 3% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: Rays first baseman Nathaniel Lowe's first crack at the big leagues did not go so hot earlier this season. He slashed a respectable .263/.310/.316 with five runs scored in 42 plate appearances, but did not record a single home run - only... Read More

2 years ago

Are You a Shane Bieber Belieber?

Cleveland Indians right-handed pitcher Shane Bieber has been among the best starting pitchers, both in fantasy and in real life, during the 2019 season. In a year where so many studs are struggling - including Justin Verlander, Blake Snell, Trevor Bauer and Chris Sale - Bieber's consistency has vaulted him into ace territory, and will... Read More

2 years ago

Joey Wendle (2B/SS/3B/OF, TB) - Week 15 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 6% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: Rays utility infielder Joey Wendle was a fantasy darling last year. An unheralded 28-year-old rookie, Wendle slashed .300/.354/.435 with seven home runs and 16 stolen bases. As a speedy middle infielder with multi-position eligibility, it's no surprise he was a frequently added late-round... Read More

2 years ago

Colin Moran (2B/3B, PIT) - Week 13 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 13% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: The quietly excellent season from Pirates infielder Colin Moran continues. He was originally expected to be a bench bat for the Pirates coming into the season, but has won himself an everyday job hitting right in the heart of the order. The... Read More

2 years ago

JaCoby Jones (OF, DET) - Week 13 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 5% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: The Tigers knew all along that JaCoby Jones was going to be an elite fielding center fielder with the potential to post 20 home runs and 20 stolen bases - but whose plate discipline would potentially hold him back. That's pretty much... Read More

2 years ago

Teoscar Hernandez (OF, TOR) - Week 13 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 1% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: Blue Jays outfielder Teoscar Hernandez was a statcast darling last season, leading to many pundits to predict a big breakout for him in 2019. That has not even remotely been the case so far this year, as his hard-hit rate has plummeted... Read More

2 years ago

Niko Goodrum (1B/2B/SS/3B/OF, DET) - Week 13 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 22% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: Uber-utility man Niko Goodrum has flashed a nice combination of power and speed this season for the Detroit Tigers. He currently has six home runs and seven stolen bases in 64 games, putting him on pace for close to a 20/20 season... Read More

2 years ago

Roenis Elias (RP, SEA) - Week 13 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 24% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: Mariners reliever Roenis Elias put an incredibly poor month of May behind him, and is starting to look like the stud reliever he was when the season began. A quick look at Elias' splits for the season show a 2.16 ERA in... Read More

2 years ago

Leury Garcia (OF, CWS) - Week 12 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 10% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: At first glance, White Sox outfielder Leury Garcia doesn't look like a fantasy asset. He has almost no power, boasting a hard hit rate and an exit velocity both below the 20th percentile across the league. His hard hit rate (29.4%) is... Read More

2 years ago

Joey Wendle (2B/SS/3B/OF, TB) - Week 12 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 8% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: The Rays are planning to activate utility infielder Joey Wendle from the injured list on Friday. Wendle has missed almost the entire season with a wrist injury, and was hitting just .136 with two RBI in eight games before going down. However,... Read More

2 years ago

Kole Calhoun (OF, LAA) - Week 12 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 22% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: After an incredibly ugly first half of the 2018 season, Angels outfielder Kole Calhoun has quietly rebounded to post some nice numbers over the last calendar year. So far in 2019 he has 14 home runs and three steals, along with a... Read More

2 years ago

Miguel Sano (1B/3B, MIN) - Week 12 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Leagues OWNED IN: 38% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: After missing the majority of the season on the injured list, Twins infielder Miguel Sano is back and doing what he does best - mashing the crap out of the ball, when he's not swinging and missing. His 10.8% walk rate and 36.1%... Read More

2 years ago

Devin Smeltzer (SP, MIN) - Week 10 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 3% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: There was not a lot of fanfare when the Twins recalled little known left-hander Devin Smeltzer to make a start in the middle of last week. However, he got a lot of attention after blanking the hot-hitting Brewers, tossing six shutout innings... Read More

2 years ago

Zac Gallen (SP, MIA) - Week 10 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 5% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: Miami Marlins pitching prospect Zac Gallen is continuing to absolutely dominate Triple-A hitters this season. Through 11 starts, Gallen now boasts a 1.70 ERA, 0.68(!) WHIP and an 88/13 K/BB ratio in 74 innings pitched. Numbers like that are worth paying attention... Read More

2 years ago

Joe Jimenez (RP, DET) - Week 10 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 10% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: Tigers reliever Joe Jimenez is putting the finishing touches on an extremely solid month of May. Across 12 innings, Jimenez posted a 3.00 ERA, 1.00 WHIP and a whopping 18/4 K/BB ratio. His season stats (3.86 ERA, 1.24 WHIP) are solid, but... Read More

2 years ago

Renato Nunez (1B/3B, BAL) - Week 10 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 31% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: Longtime A's farmhand Renato Nunez saw his prospect star dim in recent years as he began to hear the dreaded "Quad-A" label. He's doing his best to turn that around this season in Baltimore however, mashing 14 home runs with 34 RBI... Read More

2 years ago

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