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Fantasy Baseball Wrap-Up: Week 7

Edwin Encarnacion

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

Josh Beckett (SP), Boston Red Sox

The overpriced righty found himself in familiar territory as he landed on the 15-day DL with a lower back strain.

Jimmy Rollins (SS), Philadelphia Phillies

Rollins is once again on the DL with yet another calf strain. Remember when Rollins used to have value?

Brad Penny (SP), St. Louis Cardinals

Penny, who is having an amazing season, went the way of Josh Beckett as he too hit the DL with a back injury. Penny’s injury isn’t considered severe though.

Catcher

Who’s Hot

  • Mike Napoli (LAA): 8/21, 5 R, 4 HR, 9 RBI
  • John Jaso (TB): 7/15, 4 R, 1 HR, 6 RBI
  • Josh Bard (SEA): 5/15, 5 R, 1 HR, 4 RBI

Who’s Not

  • Geovany Soto (CHC): 0/13…’nuff said
  • Russell Martin (LAD): 5/20, 0 HR, 0 RBI
  • Bengie Molina (SF): 2/19, 0 R, 0 HR, 0 RBI

First Base

Who’s Hot

  • Adam LaRoche (ARI): 10/23, 8 R, 3 HR, 8 RBI
  • Luke Scott (BAL): 10/26, 8 R, 2 HR, 3 RBI
  • Mike Sweeney (SEA): 8/19, 2 HR, 8 RBI

Who’s Not

  • Albert Pujols (STL): 6/23, 0 HR, 0 RBI
  • Mark Teixeira (NYY): 4/29, 3 R, 0 HR, 1 RBI
  • Prince Fielder (MIL): 6/24, 1 HR, 2 RBI

Second Base

Who’s Hot

  • David Eckstein (SD): 14/33, 7 R, 4 RBI, 1 SB
  • Orlando Hudson (MIN): 12/29, 8 R, 2 RBI, 1 SB
  • Jeff Keppinger (HOU): 13/30, 5 R, 5 RBI

Who’s Not

  • Dustin Pedroia (BOS): 3/28, 0 HR, 0 RBI
  • Rickie Weeks (MIL): 3/27, 1 R, 0 HR, 2 RBI, 0 SB
  • Ian Stewart (COL): 5/26, 2 R, 0 HR

Third Base

Who’s Hot

  • Edwin Encarnacion (TOR): 7/19, 7 R, 6 HR, 11 RBI (RIDICULOUS!)
  • Scott Rolen (CIN): 7/18, 4 R, 3 HR, 9 RBI
  • Casey Blake (LAD): 11/26, 5 R, 3 HR, 6 RBI

Who’s Not

  • Ryan Zimmerman (WAS): 6/27, 0 HR, 2 RBI
  • David Wright (NYM): 4/24, 0 R, 0 HR, 0 SB
  • Aramis Ramirez (CHC): 2/18, 2 R, 1 HR, 3 RBI

Shortstop

Who’s Hot

  • Starlin Castro (CHC): 11/29, 4 R, 1 HR, 5 RBI, 1 SB
  • Cesar Izturis (BAL): 6/17, 3 RBI, 2 SB
  • Cristian Guzman (WAS): 12/27, 3 R, 3 RBI

Who’s Not

  • Jose Reyes (NYM): 7/31, 3 R, 1 SB
  • Yunel Escobar (ATL): 2/25, 3 R, 0 HR, 0 RBI
  • Miguel Tejada (BAL): 7/33, 0 HR, 2 RBI

Outfield

Who’s Hot

  • Laynce Nix (CIN): 8/15, 5 R, 3 HR, 7 RBI
  • Jose Guillen (KC): 10/27, 8 R, 3 HR, 6 RBI
  • Corey Hart (MIL): 7/28, 6 R, 4 HR, 6 RBI

Who’s Not

  • Adam Dunn (WAS): 4/18, 2 R, 0 HR, 2 RBI
  • Brad Hawpe (COL): 5/22, 1 R, 0 HR, 1 RBI
  • Chris Coghlan (FLA): 6/31, 2 R, 0 HR, 1 RBI

Pitchers

Who’s Hot

  • Edwin Jackson (ARI): 2-0, 15.2 IP, 2.87 ERA, 21 K
  • Gio Gonzalez (OAK): 2-0, 15.0 IP, 1.80 ERA, 0.73 WHIP
  • Octavio Dotel (PIT): 1-0, 3.0 IP, 2 SV, 0.00 ERA

Who’s Not

  • Roy Halladay (PHI): 0-2, 14.2 IP, 4.91 ERA, 4.30 K/9
  • Zack Greinke (KC): 0-1, 10.1 IP, 7.84 ERA
  • Jonathan Papelbon (BOS): 0-1, 1.2 IP, 21.60 ERA, 1 BS

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