With a little over a month gone in the regular season, it might be time to start accessing the waiver wire and picking up players on the rise before its too late. Players such as Mark Teixeira and even Nick Markakis are startling to fly off the shelves in most leagues, so, including them, who should be targeted to address a glaring weakness on your squad.
All stats via ESPN.com as of Monday May 5th.
Mark Teixeira, New York Yankees:
The power numbers are back for the slugger as he has hit five home runs in the past 10 games, including two over his last four contests. The .268 average isn’t something to write home about, but if you need some pop than Teixeira is your guy at first base. Continue reading Week 6 Waiver-Wire Pickups: Nick Markakis, Mark Teixeira on the Rise »