It’s a weird thing being a fantasy baseball sleeper. It isn’t exactly a compliment, but it isn’t the worst thing in the world, either.
There aren’t any easy answers when it comes to fantasy baseball. Ask anyone who drafted Tim Lincecum.
Maybe our first round fantasy picks aren’t quite as important as we think. Actually, maybe the same could be said about pretty much all our picks through, like, Round 13.
This was supposed to be the year. When everyone else was worrying about Christmas presents and snow blowers, you were poring over second-half splits, possible platoon players and middle relievers on the verge of promotion. Then the season started.
Everyone (except Wolverine and Cal Ripken Jr.) gets hurt now and then. But you can certainly take the necessary precautions to limit your team’s factory recall rate.
Each season, a handful of pitchers rise from semi-obscurity into fantasy stardom, and those are the guys who make and break seasons. Guys like who? Glad you asked.
Take a look at these players who will likely still be available late into your draft.