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Fantasy Baseball Wrap-Up: Week 19

Chris Johnson

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

Chipper Jones (3B), Atlanta Braves

Chipper’s season (and possibly career) is over after he suffered a torn ACL in his left knee. He shouldn’t play this season, but Chipper doesn’t want the last season of his career to go out like this.

Jacoby Ellsbury (LF, CF), Boston Red Sox

Ellsbury is back to being a spectator after landing on the DL once again this season. He re-aggravated his broken ribs and you could tell the injury was lingering as evident by his .118 avg since his return on August 4th.

Nelson Cruz (RF), Texas Rangers

Well it’s back to the DL (3rd time this season) for Cruz. He is suffering from a strained left hamstring, which is too bad since he has been a fantasy stud this season.

Catcher

Who’s Hot

  • Kelly Shoppach (TB): 3/5, 2 R, 2 HR, 5 RBI
  • Yadier Molina (STL): 7/19, 2 R, 1 HR, 5 RBI, 1 SB
  • Bobby Wilson (LAA): 2/4, 2 R, 2 HR, 5 RBI

Who’s Not

  • Victor Martinez (BOS): 7/31, 2 R, 0 HR, 4 RBI
  • Mike Napoli (LAA): 2/14, 2 R, 1 HR, 1 RBI
  • Jorge Posada (NYY): 2/14, 1 R, 1 HR, 1 RBI

First Base

Who’s Hot

  • Luke Scott (BAL): 9/26, 7 R, 2 HR, 6 RBI
  • Ross Gload (PHI): 4/8, 3 R, 2 HR, 4 RBI
  • Troy Glaus (ATL): 6/24, 3 R, 2 HR, 6 RBI

Who’s Not

  • Mark Teixeira (NYY): 4/21, 4 R, 1 HR, 2 RBI
  • Adam Dunn (WAS): 5/23, 2 R, 1 HR 1 RBI
  • Mark Reynolds (ARI): 4/25, 6 R, 1 HR, 1 RBI

Second Base

Who’s Hot

  • Ryan Raburn (DET): 10/25, 4 R, 3 HR, 5 RBI, 1 SB
  • Bill Hall (BOS): 7/25, 3 R, 2 HR, 6 RBI, 1 SB
  • Brooks Conrad (ATL): 5/18, 5 R, 2 HR, 4 RBI

Who’s Not

  • Robinson Cano (NYY): 5/25, 2 R, 0 HR, 1 RBI
  • Brandon Phillips (CIN): 5/27, 3 R, 0 HR, 1 RBI
  • Chone Figgins (SEA): 4/22, 1 R, 0 RBI, 0 SB

Third Base

Who’s Hot

  • Chris Johnson (HOU): 9/22, 4 R, 1 HR, 5 RBI
  • Jerry Hairston Jr. (SD): 3 R, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 1 SB
  • Jayson Nix (CLE): 3/11, 3 R, 2 HR, 3 RBI

Who’s Not

  • David Wright (NYM): 3/18, 1 R, 0 HR, 0 RBI
  • Evan Longoria (TB): 8/27, 4 R, 0 HR, 2 RBI
  • Alex Gordon (KC): 5/24, 3 R, 0 HR, 2 RBI

Shortstop

Who’s Hot

  • Jed Lowrie (BOS): 4/10, 4 R, 2 HR, 4 RBI, 1 SB
  • Ian Desmond (WAS): 7/23, 3 R, 2 HR, 4 RBI, 2 SB
  • Yuniesky Betancourt (KC): 10/25, 3 R, 2 HR, 5 RBI

Who’s Not

  • Ben Zobrist (TB): 1/16, 3 R, 0 HR, 2 RBI
  • Marco Scutaro (BOS): 4/27, 2 R, 0 HR, 3 RBI
  • Elvis Andrus (TEX): 6/25, 2 R, 1 RBI, 0 SB

Outfield

Who’s Hot

  • Michael Brantley (CLE): 9/26, 7 R, 2 HR, 6 RBI, 2 SB
  • Pat Burrell (SF): 8/27, 3 R, 3 HR, 11 RBI
  • David Murphy (TEX): 6/16, 3 R, 1 HR, 6 RBI, 3 SB

Who’s Not

  • Shin-Soo Choo (CLE): 5/24, 2 R, 0 HR, 3 RBI
  • Justin Upton (ARI): 2/27, 1 R, 0 HR, 3 RBI
  • Nick Markakis (BAL): 4/28, 3 R, 0 HR, 0 RBI

Pitchers

Who’s Hot

  • Jeremy Hellickson (TB): 2-0, 13.0 IP, 12 K, 0.69 ERA
  • Wade LeBlanc (SD): 2-0, 12.2 IP, 15 K, 2.13 ERA
  • Anibal Sanchez (FLA): 1-1, 12.2 IP, 14 K, 1.42 ERA

Who’s Not

  • Tim Lincecum (SF): 0-2, 7.2 IP, 10 K, 12.91 ERA, 2.61 WHIP
  • J.J. Putz (CWS): 0-3, 3.0 IP, 6 K, 15.00 ERA, 2.67 WHIP
  • Josh Johnson (FLA): 0-1, 3.2 IP, 0 K, 14.73 ERA

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Discussion

One comment for “Fantasy Baseball Wrap-Up: Week 19”

  1. Actually, it’s Ellsbury’s 3rd dl trip too.

    Posted by John | August 16, 2010, 8:59 pm

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