At this point of the season all the stars are rostered. Have been for months. Therefore, it's vitally important if your team is struggling, either because of injury of poor performances, that you find a way to work around the inability to bolster your team with stars. In this column we'll list for you the names of five hurlers that can help lead you to success. Two are certainly rostered unless you are in shallow leagues, it's possible four of them are, but if you're in one of those 10 team leagues or a shallow 12 teamers, there's a chance they might still be on waivers. We'll then highlight a group of five batters who have all been crushing it over the last 30 days for their respective clubs.
The second half is upon us in the world of major league baseball. Technically we're well past the start of the second half, but the All-Star game is always viewed as the midpoint of the season so that will suffice for the sake of this article. In the present piece I will present a handful of players that you might look to add to your fantasy baseball squad for the second half of the season. Some might be had for cheap on the trade market an a couple might even be on the waiver-wire in your league. Regardless, I think all of the players values have dropped to the point that they make excellent targets for addition to a squad given that they all seem capable of having a strong push to the finish line.
While the Fourth of July was celebrated on Thursday, Friday saw a whole lot more in the world of fireworks on the field. Nine teams plated six or more runs with three of those teams hitting double-digits. Meanwhile, teams that didn’t post a high run total were victims of some dazzling pitching performances and fantasy owners who make their living off streaming starters seemed to come out unscathed for the most part. But the best part of the fireworks that we saw on Friday was the fact that it was all about the role players and not so much about the marquee superstars. It was a night for some very unlikely heroes, so let’s get to it.