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Fantasy Baseball Wrap-Up: Week 12

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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

Dustin Pedroia (2B), Boston Red Sox

A heartbreaking loss for Pedroia owners as one of fantasy’s elite 2B broke his foot by fouling a ball off it. He will miss six weeks of action.

Placido Polanco (2B, 3B), Philadelphia Phillies

Polance has missed two straight with elbow soreness. He received a cortisone shot on Sunday and hopes to play Tuesday.

Stephen Drew (SS), Arizona Diamondbacks

Drew has been battling knee soreness and missed a game over the weekend in addition to sitting out Monday against the Cardinals.

Catcher

Who’s Hot

  • Matt Wieters (BAL): 7/16, 4 R, 1 HR, 5 RBI
  • Carlos Santana (CLE): 5/20, 2 HR, 6 RBI
  • Jason Kendall (KC): 5/19, 3 R, 6 RBI

Who’s Not

  • Victor Martinez (BOS): 5/19, 2 R, 0 HR, 1 RBI
  • Russell Martin (LAD): 2/20, 0 HR, 1 RBI
  • Geovany Soto (CHC): 4/15, 1 R, 0 HR, 1 RBI

First Base

Who’s Hot

  • Ike Davis (NYM): 8/24, 4 R, 1 HR, 7 RBI
  • Gaby Sanchez (FLA): 10/24, 4 R, 1 HR, 4 RBI
  • Jose Lopez (SEA): 8/27, 4 R, 1 HR, 2 RBI

Who’s Not

  • Mark Reynolds (ARI): 2/16, 2 R, 1 HR, 1 RBI
  • Billy Butler (KC): 4/24, 1 R, 0 HR, 1 RBI
  • Aubrey Huff (SF): 4/25, 2 R, 0 HR, 3 RBI

Second Base

Who’s Hot

  • Clint Barmes (COL): 8/21, 4 R, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 1 SB
  • Ryan Raburn (DET): 3/7, 3 R, 1 HR, 1 RBI, 1 SB
  • Neil Walker (PIT): 5/16, 3 R, 1 HR, 3 RBI

Who’s Not

  • Ben Zobrist (TB): 1/15, 3 R, 0 HR, 0 RBI (3 SB were good)
  • Freddy Sanchez (SF): 2/19, 2 R, 1 RBI
  • Aaron Hill (TOR): 4/22, 1 R, 1 HR, 1 RBI

Third Base

Who’s Hot

  • Miguel Tejada (BAL): 13/27, 5 R, 1 HR, 7 RBI
  • Brooks Conrad (ATL): 4/9, 3 R, 1 HR, 4 RBI, 1 SB
  • Chris Johnson (HOU): 8/21, 4 RBI, 1 SB

Who’s Not

  • Evan Longoria (TB): 5/23, 1 R, 0 HR, 0 RBI
  • Chone Figgins (SEA): 4/21, 3 R (Gotta give respect for the 7 SB)
  • Michael Cuddyer (MIN): 3/21, 3 R, 0 HR, 1 RBI

Shortstop

Who’s Hot

  • Cliff Pennington (OAK): 7/14, 3 R, 2 SB
  • Jamey Carrol (LAD): 8/17, 3 R, 2 SB
  • Kevin Frandsden (LAA): 7/20, 5 R, 3 RBI

Who’s Not

  • Stephen Drew (ARI): 3/21, 1 R, 0 HR, 0 RBI
  • Ryan Theriot (CHC): 4/17, 1 R, 0 SB
  • Orlando Cabrera (CIN): 3/21, 2 R, 0 RBI

Outfield

Who’s Hot

  • Carlos Quentin (CHW): 7/18, 6 R, 4 HR, 11 RBI
  • Brian Boesch (DET): 8/23, 4 R, 2 HR, 7 RBI
  • Scott Podsednik (KC): 10/25, 4 R, 3 RBI, 2 SB

Who’s Not

  • Adam Dunn (WAS): 5/21, 2 R, 1 HR (7 RBI were great)
  • Jason Heyward (ATL): 1/16, 0 R, 0 HR, 1 RBI
  • Andrew McCutchen (PIT): 2/19, 0 HR, 1 RBI, 1 SB

Pitchers

Who’s Hot

  • Jamie Moyer (PHI): 2-0, 15.0 IP, 12 K, 1.80 ERA
  • Chris Narveson (MIN): 2-0, 13.0 IP, 10 K, 2.08 ERA
  • J.J. Putz (CHW): 2-0, 3.0 IP, 0.00 ERA, 0.00 WHIP

Who’s Not

  • Tommy Hanson (ATL): 0-2, 7.1 IP, 17.18 ERA, 3.27 WHIP
  • Scott Baker (MIN): 0-2, 10.1 IP, 9.58 ERA, 1.94 WHIP
  • A.J. Burnett (NYY): 0-2, 7.0 IP, 16.71 ERA, 3.29 WHIP

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