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Angel Pagan, OF New York Mets ( 49 percent owned in Yahoo, 87.7 percent in ESPN)
Current Stat Line: .265 AVG / 51 R / 7 HR / 46 RBI / 26 SB
Cameron Maybin, OF San Diego Padres ( 35 percent owned in Yahoo, 57.5 percent in ESPN)
Current Stat Line: .283 AVG / 49 R / 6 HR / 27 RBI / 22 SB
Maybin can really fill up a stat sheet. During his ten game hitting streak, he is hitting .422/11/1/6/10. Don’t expect a .280 average going forward because his contact rates are Uggla-like (72.5 percent) but he will be a good source of runs and steals going forward.
Projection (rest of season): .250 AVG / 34 R / 4 HR / 24 RBI / 10 SB
Dexter Fowler, OF Colorado Rockies ( 18 percent owned in Yahoo, 20.1 percent in ESPN)
Current Stat Line: .250 AVG / 43 R / 0 HR / 24 RBI / 5 SB
After Carlos Gonzalez was placed on the 15 day DL, Dexter Fowler got the call once again. He knows he will have to prove himself to stay in the lineup when CarGo returns. In the past six games Fowler has hit leadoff while batting .454/5/0/5/2. I would like to see him more active on the basepaths but deeper leagues should try him out while he’s hot.
Projection (rest of season): .265 AVG / 28 R / 2 HR / 19 RBI / 6 SB
Nate Schierholtz, OF San Francisco Giants ( 15 percent owned in Yahoo, 50.1 percent in ESPN)
Current Stat Line: .287 AVG / 33 R / 7 HR / 36 RBI / 7 SB
Schierholtz is quietly putting together a pretty solid season for the Giants. He owns an overall triple slash line of .287/.331/.444 and a .382 wOBA for the month of July. He mostly hits out of the five-spot in the order so he should at least be a decent source of RBIs. Beware if the Giants end up trading for a player like Carlos Beltran, because Schierholtz may find his way into a platoon situation.
Projection (rest of season): .280 AVG / 21 R / 5 HR / 29 RBI / 5 SB
Vance Worley, SP Philadelphia Phillies ( 50 percent owned in Yahoo, 78.6 percent in ESPN)
Current Stat Line: 6 W / 1 L / 48 K / 2.02 ERA / 1.19 WHIP
Worley has been a good surprise for the Phillies this year. He won’t put up huge strikeout numbers but he does a good job of drawing weak contact and getting groundball outs. Hitters will still have trouble with Worley because they are not familiar with him yet. You may want to consider benching him when he is set to start against a team he has faced before. In his second start against the Mets, he gave up 8 R/3 IP.
Projection (rest of season): 4 W / 3 L / 37 K / 3.85 ERA / 1.30 WHIP
Jason Isringhausen, RP New York Mets ( 29 percent owned in Yahoo, 46.4 percent in ESPN)
Current Stat Line: 2 W / 0 L / 28 K / 2.67 ERA / 1.13 WHIP / 2 SV
Isringhausen is the closer for the Mets and Bobby Parnell’s blowup against the Marlins last night (1 IP, 2 ER), only solidifies the closing gig. Izzy has plenty of experience in the closer’s role (295 career saves) so give him a shot.
Projection (rest of season): 2 W / 1 L / 19 K / 3.10 ERA / 1.20 WHIP / 10 SV
*All stats are current as of 7/25/11, 10:00 AM
David Freese, 3B St. Louis Cardinals ( 40 percent owned in Yahoo, 82.4 percent in ESPN)
Current Stat Line: .361 AVG / 15 R / 2 HR / 15 RBI / 0 SB
Angel Pagan, OF New York Mets ( 45 percent owned in Yahoo, 74.8 percent in ESPN)
Current Stat Line: .242 AVG / 16 R / 1 HR / 13 RBI / 9 SB
Pagan’s season couldn’t have started out much worse. He started the year hitting .159 AVG through April 21st then suffered an oblique injury that caused him to miss more than a month. It seems like the time off just may have been what he needed. Since his return he has hit .339 AVG, 9 R, 7 RBI, 5 SB in 15 games. Right now he is hitting in the five-spot but a move to leadoff is possible if the Mets move Jose Reyes.
Projection: .275 AVG / 53 R / 7 HR / 47 RBI / 25 SB
Todd Helton, 1B Colorado Rockies ( 41 percent owned in Yahoo, 61.4 percent in ESPN)
Current Stat Line: .322 AVG / 28 R / 8 HR / 28 RBI / 0 SB
Todd Helton seems to be having a bounce back year. He has been slowed the past few years with injuries to his back but when he has been in the lineup, he has produced. As recently as ’09 he went .329 AVG, 79 R, 15 HR, 86 RBI. Helton has never been the “sexy” pick but I can’t understand this ownership level.
Projection: .318 AVG / 70 R / 17 HR / 72 RBI / 0 SB
Anthony Rizzo, 1B San Diego Padres ( 23 percent owned in Yahoo, 40.5 percent in ESPN)
Current Stat Line: .429 AVG / 2 R / 1 HR / 1 RBI / 0 SB
Before getting the call to San Diego, Rizzo was crushing the PCL. He put up a line of .365 AVG, 42 R, 16 HR, 63 RBI prior to the call. For those of you who don’t know, the PCL is extremely hitter friendly and Petco Park is the worst for left-handed batters. Rizzo is here to be the Padres 1B everyday.
Projection: .255 AVG / 37 R / 11 HR / 40 RBI / 2 SB
Dee Gordon, SS Los Angeles Dodgers ( 15 percent owned in Yahoo)
Current Stat Line: .304 AVG / 4 R / 0 HR / 0 RBI / 2 SB
Dee Gordon has stepped in nicely as the everyday SS and leadoff hitter for the Dodgers. He doesn’t project as a power threat but he has stolen 22 bases in the minors this year. The team does not have any better options because Furcal has been out since June 4 with an oblique injury.
Projection: .279 AVG / 50 R / 1 HR / 20 RBI / 26 SB
Tim Stauffer, SP San Diego Padres ( 39 percent owned in Yahoo, 17.8 percent in ESPN)
Current Stat Line: 2 W / 4 L / 63 K / 3.58 ERA / 1.31 WHIP
Tim Stauffer has pitched better than what his surface numbers would indicate. He currently owns a 7.27 K/9 and 2.31 BB/9 to go along with a xFIP of 3.07. He looked stellar against the Rockies and he gets the Nationals today so get him while you can!
Projection: 9 W / 10 L / 150 K / 3.50 ERA / 1.30 WHIP
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Cameron Maybin, OF San Diego Padres (22% owned in Yahoo, 27.8% in ESPN)
Current Stat Line: .280 AVG / 23 R / 5 HR / 13 RBI / 6 SB
I have already mentioned Maybin here but his ownership increased by only 4% in Yahoo leagues. If you extrapolate his current numbers to 600 AB you get, .280 AVG / 97 R / 21 HR / 55 RBI / 25 SB. He has been batting .714 with 2HR in the past 3 games so make the add.
Projection:.276 AVG / 82 R / 16 HR / 69 RBI / 20 SB