Fantasy Baseball Diamond Market - NL
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? KFFL.com's Fantasy Baseball Diamond Market give you fantasy baseball tips and insight to sort through the masses quickly.
The minor league homer leader (20) is likely approaching a call-up after another two-homer binge for Double-A Jacksonville Tuesday. Beat the competition in stashing him. Despite his potentially destructive batting average, his power potential can't be passed up, especially if you're hurting in that category.
Shallow mixed: Acquire
Deep mixed: Acquire
His move to Chase Field? Even with his decent groundball history - ugh. Command remains an issue. Any new meat in single-universe setups is at least a bit attractive, though, especially now that pitchers will be stepping in against him. Just don't expect him to be marriage material.
Shallow mixed: Pass
Deep mixed: Watch
Kyle Lohse (forearm) is shelved for at least six weeks, meaning a rotation spot is up for grabs. Ottavino had a shaky debut May 29 but will at least stay in the bigs to start at home against the Milwaukee Brewers, a dangerous road team.
Ottavino, however, falls in with the Cards' groundball M.O. and has fanned seven-plus batters per nine in the last two seasons at Triple-A Memphis. If you have to roll the dice, call out his name, but don't be too eager.
Shallow mixed: Pass
Deep mixed: Pass
About Tim Heaney
Tim's work has been featured by USA Today/Sports Weekly, among numerous publications, and recognized as a finalist in FSWA's awards. The Boston University alum competes in Tout Wars and LABR and has won numerous industry leagues in both baseball and football.
During baseball and football season, he's on The Reality Check with Glenn Clark every Wednesday on 1570 AM WNST in Baltimore. He hits the airwaves every Thursday at 9:30 a.m. ET on Sirius XM Fantasy Sports Radio, where he often crashes other shows, as well.
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