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Fantasy Baseball Wrap-Up: Week 9

Cody Ross

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

Brett Anderson (SP), Oakland A’s

The young lefty, having a stellar season (2.35 ERA), was put on the DL with elbow inflammation.

Takashi Saito (RP), Atlanta Braves

A solid reliever this season, Saito landed on the 15-day DL due to a left hamstring strain.

Doug Fister (SP), Seattle Mariners

I only mentioning him here because he has the absolute dirtiest name in baseball. He was actually having an impressive season (2.45 ERA in 10 starts) until shoulder fatigue put him on the DL.

First Base

Who’s Hot

  • Troy Glaus (ATL): 8/26, 8 R, 4 HR, 10 RBI
  • Justin Smoak (TEX): 8/18, 7 R, 2 HR, 6 RBI
  • Garrett Jones (PIT): 7/19, 3 HR, 7 RBI

Who’s Not

  • Mark Reynolds (ARI): 1/13, 0 HR, 2 RBI
  • Todd Helton (COL): 3/18, 1 R, 0 HR, 1 RBI
  • Nick Swisher (NYY): 7/28, 0 HR, 3 RBI

Second Base

Who’s Hot

  • Jose Lopez (SEA): 10/30, 2 HR, 7 RBI
  • Neil Walker (PIT): 7/18, 5 R, 1 HR, 4 RBI, 1 SB
  • Sean Rodriguez (TB): 8/20, 4 R, 1 HR, 5 RBI

Who’s Not

  • Chase Utley (PHI): 4/23, 2 R, 0 HR, 1 RBI
  • Skip Schumaker (STL): 4/17, 2 R, 3 RBI
  • Ian Kinsler (TEX): 4/23, 0 HR, 3 RBI, 0 SB

Third Base

Who’s Hot

  • Bill Hall (BOS): 7/19, 8 R, 1 HR, 5 RBI, 2 SB
  • Kevin Kouzmanoff (OAK): 10/25, 4 R, 3 HR, 6 RBI
  • Chase Headley (SD): 12/26, 7 R, 1 HR

Who’s Not

  • Evan Longoria (TB): 5/24, 2 R, 1 HR, 1 RBI
  • Casey Blake (LAD): 3/12, 1 R, 0 HR, 0 RBI
  • Casey McGehee (MIL): 5/24, 0 HR, 2 RBI

Shortstop

Who’s Hot

  • Marco Scutaro (BOS): 10/30, 7 R, 2 HR, 6 RBI
  • Jeff Keppinger (HOU): 10/29, 6 R, 1 HR, 2 RBI
  • Ian Desmond (WAS): 10/28, 5 RBI, 1 SB

Who’s Not

  • Hanley Ramirez (FLA): 5/27, 0 HR, 3 RBI
  • Elvis Andrus (TEX): 7/27, 3 RBI, 0 SB
  • Jose Reyes (NYM): 2/22, 1 R, 2 SB

Outfield

Who’s Hot

  • Cody Ross (FLA): 9/27, 4 R, 2 HR, 7 RBI, 1 SB
  • Nyjer Morgan (WAS): 11/31, 7 R, 3 SB
  • Juan Pierre (CWS): 7/21, 3 SB

Who’s Not

  • Jayson Werth (PHI): 3/17, 1 R, 1 HR, 0 SB
  • Nick Markakis (BAL): 3/23, 0 R, 0 HR, 1 RBI
  • Andre Ethier (LAD): 5/28, 2 R, 0 HR, 2 RBI

Pitchers

Who’s Hot

  • Brandon Morrow (TOR): 1-0, 14.0 IP, 1.29 ERA, 0.71 WHIP
  • Brett Myers (HOU): 1-0, 13.2 IP, 16 K, 1.98 ERA
  • Bobby Jenks (CWS): 4.0 IP, 5 K, 2 SV, 0.00 ERA

Who’s Not

  • Roy Oswalt (HOU): 0-2, 9.1 IP, 9.64 ERA, 1.82 WHIP
  • Bronson Arroyo (CIN): 0-1, 12.1 IP, 6.57 ERA, 1.78 WHIP
  • Rich Harden (TEX): 1-1, 10.0 IP, 6.30 ERA, 1.70 WHIP

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Discussion

One comment for “Fantasy Baseball Wrap-Up: Week 9”

  1. I wonder why Mr. Fister has shoulder fatigue? tee hee

    Posted by KC Downey | June 8, 2010, 1:00 am

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