Fantasy Baseball Diamond Market - AL

by Nicholas Minnix on September 22, 2010 @ 13:30:00 PDT


Fantasy baseball waivers and the acquisition of fantasy baseball free agents can make or break your season. Your fantasy baseball cheat sheets won't help you after spring training. If your team remains the same after opening day, you will have trouble competing in your rotisserie baseball league.

Do you need to replace your fantasy baseball busts? Which fantasy baseball players can you ignore?'s Fantasy Baseball Diamond Market gives you fantasy baseball tips and insight to sort through the masses quickly.


Acquire Add player (in most circumstances)
Consider Add for speculation or because of need
Watch Track player, consider if trend continues
Pass Do not add player (in most circumstances)


Toronto Blue Jays OF Travis Snider
Take a chance on power

Travis Snider, OF, Toronto Blue Jays

The Jays have been essentially relegating Fred Lewis to the bench in order to give Travis Snider more at-bats whenever possible before the season ends. Snider has been slow to get going since his activation from the DL, where he spent about two months with a wrist injury. Toronto activated him and sent him to Double-A New Hampshire so that he could work his way back.

It's clear that for a while the slugger didn't have his stroke back. From July 30 to present, he batted .239 and slugged .380. Snider belted his 10th homer of the season last night, though, and could be poised to go out with a small bang because he's putting the ball in play more often. His promising career is off to a pretty up-and-down start, but there's no denying his possible impact.

Shallow mixed: Watch

Deep mixed: Consider

AL-only: Acquire

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About Nicholas Minnix

Minnix is baseball editor and a fantasy football analyst at KFFL. He plays in LABR and Tout Wars and won the FSWA Baseball Industry Insiders League in 2010.

The University of Delaware alum is a regular guest on SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio and Baltimore's WNST AM 1570.

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