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Fantasy Baseball Wrap-Up: Week 3

Chase Headley

In the new look of the Wrap-Up, I will highlight the hot and cold players at each position. Why hear about how good the stud players are already doing when you can find out how well the widely available players are performing on the diamond? As always, let’s start with the list of key injuries. 

Injuries

Manny Ramirez (LF), L.A. Dodgers

Just Manny being Manny, I guess. The former Sox stud re-aggravated a calf strain last week and hit the 15-day DL.

Brad Hawpe (RF), Colorado Rockies

After leaving Saturday’s game against the Marlins with a leg injury, further inspection revealed a strained left quad. The injury was severe enough to land him on the DL.

Carlos Guillen (LF), Detroit Tigers

Guillen on the DL? The hell you say! Well, it’s true, and this time it is a strained left hamstring. Please try not to be shocked.

Catchers

Who’s Hot

  • Miguel Olivo (COL): 4 R, 3 HR, 7 RBI
  • John Jaso (TB): 4/11, 1 HR, 5 RBI
  • Chris Snyder (ARI): 6/18, 1 HR, 3 RBI

Who’s Not

  • Brian McCann (ATL): 4/16, 0 HR, 1 RBI
  • Jorge Posada (NYY): 3/17, 1 R, 1 HR
  • Bengie Molina (SF): 3/20, 0 HR, 0 RBI

First Base

Who’s Hot

  • Paul Konerko (CHW): 9/20, 4 HR, 6 RBI
  • Pedro Feliz (HOU): 7/20, 4 R, 1 HR, 5 RBI, 1 SB
  • Ty Wigginton (BAL): 8/21, 2 HR, 2 RBI

Who’s Not

  • Mark Teixeira (NYY): 3/23, 1 HR, 2 RBI
  • Ryan Howard (PHI): 5/25, 0 HR, 2 RBI (way to earn that extension)
  • Derrek Lee (CHC): 4/27. 1 HR, 3 RBI

Second Base

Who’s Hot

  • Kelly Johnson (ARI): 9/24, 6 R, 4 HR, 7 RBI
  • Ramon Santiago (DET): 8/15, 2 RBI, 1 SB
  • Luis Castillo (NYM): 6/20, 2 RBI, 2 SB

Who’s Not

  • Chase Utley (PHI): 5/24, 0 HR, 2 RBI
  • Dustin Pedroia (BOS): 4/29, 2 R, 0 HR, 0 RBI
  • Brandon Phillips (CIN):  5/24, 1 HR, 2 RBI, 0 SB

Third Base

Who’s Hot

  • Scott Rolen (CIN): 8/21, 2 HR, 4 RBI
  • Jose Bautista (TOR): 7/22, 2 HR, 7 RBI, 1 SB
  • Chase Headley (SD): 8/22. 5 R, 5 SB

Who’s Not

  • Aramis Ramirez (CHC): 2/25, 0 HR, 1 RBI
  • Chone Figgins (SEA): 2/21, 3 R, 0 SB
  • Gordon Beckham (CHW): 3/20, 1 R, 0 HR, 0 RBI

Shortstop

Who’s Hot

  • Ryan Theriot (CHC): 14/28, 6 RBI, 1 SB
  • Alcides Escobar (MIL): 8/26, 6 R, 3 XBH
  • Yuniesky Betancourt (KC): 9/24, 2 RBI

Who’s Not

  • Hanley Ramirez (FLA): 4/22, 0 HR, 1 RBI 0 SB
  • Derek Jeter (NYY): 5/26, 1 R, 0 HR
  • Alexei Ramirez (CHW): 3/19, 0 R, 0 HR

Outfield

Who’s Hot

  • Colby Rasmus (STL): 9/19, 2 HR, 4 RBI, 2 SB
  • Will Venable (SD): 6/16, 5 R, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 3 SB
  • Andruw Jones (CHW): 6/21, 3 HR, 3 RBI, 2 SB

Who’s Not

  • Justin Upton (ARI): 3/21, 0 HR, 1 RBI
  • Adam Lind (TOR): 3/22, 1 HR, 3 RBI
  • Jason Kubel (MIN): 1/19, 2 R, 0 HR, 0 RBI

Pitchers

Who’s Hot

  • Brandon Morrow (TOR): 1-1, 13.0 IP, 16 K, 2.08 ERA
  • Tyler Clippard (WAS): 1-0, 6.0 IP, 10 K, 0.00 ERA
  • Brad Penny (STL): 2-0, 14.2 IP, 1.23 ERA, 1.16 WHIP

Who’s Not

  • Javier Vazquez (NYY): 1-1. 9.0 IP, 8.00 ERA, 1.89 WHIP
  • Rick Porcello (DET): 0-2, 8.1 IP, 12.96 ERA, 2.64 WHIP
  • A.J. Burnett (NYY): 0-0, 6.1 IP, 5.68 ERA, 1.74 WHIP

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