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Waiver Wire – Week 20

Alex Jackson, C, MIA (CBS: 1% rostered): Incumbent Jorge Alfaro has been playing more games recently in the outfield, creating opportunities for Jackson. The BA will always be a challenge, but there is no doubt that he can hit the ball a long way when he does connect.

Connor Joe, OF, COL (CBS: 8% rostered): With four homers and ten RBI since the beginning of August, Connor is proving to be no average Joe!

Bobby Dalbec, 1B, BOS (CBS: 27% rostered): Dalbec is heating up…no…he’s on fire. In his past seven games, he has gone 9-for-15 with three homers and 12 RBI. Go get him while the getting’s good.

Jake Meyers, OF, HOU (CBS: 3% rostered): Since getting the call at the end of July, Meyers has seen sporadic at-bats, but after yesterday’s two-homer five RBI effort that workload could be on the rise. In AL-only and 20-team formats he’s worthy of our attention.

Corey Dickerson, OF, TOR (CBS: 25% rostered): The Jays can breathe a sigh of relief as the ankle injury suffered by George Springer yesterday looked a lot worse than it in fact was. Springer will still likely miss a few games heading into next week and in deeper Leagues, Corey Dickerson will more than likely be the beneficiary.

Bradley Zimmer, OF, CLE (CBS: 5% rostered): “Zimm” is now up to eight stolen bases on the year. He is working his way into everyday at-bats and those stolen base numbers should have our attention.

Reynaldo Lopez, SP, CWS (CBS: 5% rostered): Carlos Rodon is dealing with a shoulder issue forcing Lopez back into the rotation. He’s pitching well, sporting a 1.59 ERA and .71 WHIP in 18 innings, and looks to have a two-start week against Oakland and Tampa Bay on the schedule.

Mitch White, SP, LAD (CBS: 6% rostered): Another Dodgers starter, Julio Urias, finds his way to the IL and the Dodgers are forced into calling on their depth once again. With David Price already in the rotation it appears as if Mitch White will get the next phone call and a potential two-start week with the Pirates and Mets shouldn’t be ignored.

Tyler Gilbert, RP, ARZ (CBS: 1% rostered): Tyler Gilbert is the reason we love the game of baseball. An unhearalded rookie tossing a no-hitter in his debut is nothing short of amazing and had only been accomplished three times in the history of the game until yesterday. My heartfelt congratulations to Tyler Gilbert! Now we move forward to reality check time. Gilbert throws a 90-mph heater and is pitching in a pitcher’s park. He appears to have the Phillies next on the schedule. Remember, when placing your FAAB bids tonight, that we’re paying for what he has the potential to do for our teams in the future, not what he did Saturday night against the Padres.

Huascar Ynoa, SP, ATL (CBS: 66% rostered): Ynoa is on the verge of a return from the broken hand that has kept him sidelined since mid-May. What better way to return to the Braves rotation than a two-start week against the Marlins and Orioles.

Alex Colome, RP, MIN (CBS: 39% rostered): We mentioned Alex Colome last week as the likely candidate to be earning saves in the Twin Cities and with three in the past week has now confirmed that fact. He’ll be a bit pricier this week, but if you’re looking for saves should be part of your FAAB spending tonight.

Joe Barlow, RP, TEX (CBS: 5% rostered): Spencer Patton got his shot and failed so the Rangers are looking to the 25-year-old Barlow to pick up the slack in the ninth inning. In 15 appearances this year with the Rangers, totaling 13 2/3 innings, he has struck out a total of 18 and allowed only one earned run. He picked up his first save Friday night against the A’s. Set the bar high on Barlow!

Corey Knebel, RP, LAD (CBS: 7% rostered): It didn’t take long for the Dodgers to put Knebel into a high-leverage situation. A total of three games to be exact and he rewarded them with a save, his third of the season. Kenley Jensen hasn’t found the fountain of youth so there should be a fair number of save opportunities for Knebel as we move into the last six weeks of the season.

Zack Littell, RP, SFG (CBS: 1% rostered): Remember when Jake McGee was the lock-down closer for the Giants? Well, he has been struggling of late and Littell with two saves and one win in his past four appearances is helping to pick up the slack. Littell wouldn’t be the first pitcher, and more than likely not the last, that the Giants have turned into a success story in 2021.

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Waiver Wire – Week 19

Brandon Belt, 1B, SFG (CBS: 24% rostered): It’s time to revisit the Belt for HOF discussion. He returned from his most recent IL stint on Thursday and in three games since returning has hit three balls out of the park. This leaves him six homers shy of the never attained 20-homer mark with 51 games left on the schedule. I’m betting he finally gets there.

Kyle Farmer, 1B/2B/SS/3B, CIN (CBS: 43% rostered): I’ve been trying to forget about Kyle Farmer every week, but every week he does something that is far from forgettable. The hits just keep on coming. Can I explain it? No, but I’ve given up trying. Just add him to your Fantasy squad and hope the hit parade keeps on a keeping on.

Josh Rojas, 2B/SS/OF, ARZ (CBS: 47% rostered): Josh Rojas return from a dislocated pinkie looks to be just around the corner. He has been one of the few bright lights in a dismal year in Arizona and should return to the top-of-the-order and provide opportunities to boost your runs scored numbers this week.

Hoy Jun Park, SS/OF, PIT (CBS: 2% rostered): I mentioned back in Week #15 that I thought the Yankees might give Park a shot and was wrong. Instead, they moved him to the Pirates who have given him an opportunity and he’s holding his own. Since the trade he has gone 8-for-21, batting mainly at the top-of-the order. In deeper and NL-only formats, he’s worthy of our attention.

Carter Kieboom, 3B, WAS (CBS: 19% rostered): We mentioned Carter Kieboom last week with cautious optimism and so far, so good. In his first full week in the Nationals lineup he went 8-for-23 with two homers and six RBI. Based on the hot start the interest level and related FAAB spending should be a bit higher this weekend.

Odubel Herrera, OF, PHI (CBS: 12% owned): It has been a good week for Odubel Herrera as he has slugged two homers and driven in five runs. He should be hitting at the top-of-the-order down the stretch, and with Jean Segura, Bryce Harper, J.T. Realmuto, and Rhys Hoskins hitting behind him, score a ton of runs.

Lewis Brinson, OF, MIA (CBS: 2% rostered): I swore it wouldn’t happen, but here we are. Yes, I’m recommending Lewis Brinson this week. Why? He has gone 8-for-21 with a homer and seven RBI in his past six games and last night he did the unthinkable and took a walk. He has had a good week, something the rest of the Marlin offense hasn’t.

Edward Olivares, OF, KCR (CBS: 10% rostered): Three homers in the span of four games should propel him into everyday at-bats moving forward. Ryan O’Hearn should not be a stumbling block to opportunities for the young Kansas City outfielder. Let’s hope that the Royals agree!

Daniel Lynch, SP, KCR (CBS: 19% rostered): The horrid start to Lynch’s career has been replaced by cautious optimism as he has now reeled off a string of three solid starts, against the Tigers, Jays, and White Sox. It’s time to give him another look in deeper Leagues.

Tanner Houck, SP, BOS (CBS: 42% rostered): The question would be is their room in the Boston rotation for the 25-year-old Houck once Chris Sale returns? I believe there is, but only time will tell if Boston feels the same way. A small bid right now is a far better option than waiting to find out and parting with a big chunk of that remaining FAAB.

Luis Gil, SP, NYY (CBS: 23% rostered): Round One went surprising well. Gil tossed six shutout innings Tuesday against the Orioles. Round Two is Sunday, again against a mediocre offense in the Mariners. The stuff is good, but the big bugaboo has always been the free passes. This year he allowed 36 walks in 60 innings between Double and Triple-A. He is definitely worthy of our attention, but you might want to leave him on the bench next week when he’ll be facing off against the vaunted White Sox offense at Guaranteed Rate Field.

Vladimir Gutierrez, SP, CIN (CBS: 30% rostered): Gutierrez has enjoyed an inconsistent first year in Cincinnati with plenty of both highs and lows. It’s not unexpected. What should have our attention are two things. One, he has reeled off a string of three good starts. Secondly, the Reds have a total of 20 of their remaining 51 games against the Cubs, Marlins, and Pirates. It doesn’t get much better than that, does it?

Marco Gonzales, SP, SEA (CBS: 45% rostered): It hasn’t been a great season for Gonzales, but in his last three starts he has allowed a total of three earned-runs, including tossing 6 2/3 shutout innings in the Bronx Zoo in his last outing. He has the rather inept Ranger’s offense at T-Mobile Park up next. It’s time to find a home for him on your active roster for that next start.

Ross Stripling, SP, TOR (CBS: 40% rostered): A rough patch saw many deserting the one-time Dodger, but lately Stripling has bounced back rather nicely, hi-lited by six shutout innings against the Indians in his last outing. It’s time to jump back on the bandwagon!

Griffin Jax, SP, MIN (CBS: 3% rostered): Jax looked to be seriously overmatched, getting slapped around in his first five appearances to the tune of 17 earned runs in 17 2/3 IP. Then came the sixth appearance where he allowed only one-earned over four innings against a very good White Sox offense. He followed that up with back-to-back solid outings against the Cards and Astros. In AL-only Leagues that should be enough to garner our attention.

Jonathan Loaisiga, RP, NYY (CBS: 26% rostered): Aroldis Chapman has found his way to the 10-day IL with left elbow inflammation. The good news is that an MRI confirmed there is no structural damage. Until Chapman returns, Loaisiga and his 2.48 ERA and strikeout-per-inning potential will move into the closer role and should excel.

Alex Colome, RP, MIN (CBS: 22% rostered): The Twins brought in Alex Colome this year to help stabilize their bullpen and like so many other things in Minnesota this year it simply didn’t work out. Taylor Rogers moved into the closer role and is now hurt and may not pitch again this season. Hansel Robles was traded to the Mets at the deadline. That would leave Rocco Baldelli with Alex Colome once again closing out games and with two in the past week should prove to be the preferred option in Minnesota for the balance of 2021.

Manuel Rodriguez, RP, CHC (CBS: 2% rostered): I sure didn’t see Rodriguez moving into a position of prominence this early but kudos to the Cubs for giving the kid and the future a good look down the stretch. He earned his first save this week against the Rockies and then got lit up in his next outing courtesy of the White Sox. For those playing in Dynasty Leagues, get him stashed away now as the Cubs will be looking at the kid and hoping for success not only this year but moving forward into 2022.

Dylan Floro, RP, MIA (CBS: 19% rostered): All the cash was on Anthony Bender to assume the closer role when Yimi Garcia was moved at the trade deadline. Everyone forgot about Dylan Floro except the Marlins. With two saves in the past week, it’s time we remembered.

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Waiver Wire – Week 18

Jonah Heim, C, TEX (CBS: 1% rostered): Heim has had four hits this week, with three of them leaving the yard. In deeper two-catcher formats, a small bid will allow you the opportunity to see if he can continue his current tear into next week.

Francisco Mejia, C, TAM (CBS; 13% rostered): July has been a very good month (13-for-41 with 2 HR) for the former Padre top-prospect. As a #2 type catcher in two-catcher sets, he’s proving to be an asset.

Patrick Wisdom, 1B/3B, CHC (CBS: 41% rostered): “The truest wisdom is a resolute determination. Napoleon Bonaparte” Everyday at-bats also helps!

Brendan Rodgers, 2B/SS, COL (CBS: 45% rostered): It has been a good week for Brendan Rodgers. No, make that a great week as Saturday he slugged his fourth homer of the week. Maybe that top-prospect potential is finally coming to fruition?

Carter Kieboom, 3B, WAS (CBS: 10% rostered): The deadline definitely impacted the everyday lineup in Washington and one of the beneficiaries is Carter Kieboom. Kieboom wasn’t exactly tearing it up down on the farm, hitting five homers with a .236 BA in 148 at-bats, but now has the opportunity to play every day down the stretch. Let’s hope for a better performance from the 23-year-old this time around.

Rafael Ortega, OF, CHC (CBS: 1% rostered): There’s nothing like a series of deadline deals to give a 30-year-old journeyman an opportunity to play every day. Not only play but hitting at the top-of-the-order. A little pop, decent speed, and the opportunity to score some runs are Ortega’s for the taking.

Myles Straw, OF, CLE (CBS: 38% rostered): The name of the game for Straw is speed as evident by the 17 thefts in 325 at-bats this season. Moving from the fourth outfielder role in Houston to Cleveland and a chance to play every day, quite possibly at the top-of-the-order, won’t hurt either!

Edward Olivares, OF, KCR (CBS: 3% rostered): The Jorge Soler trade to the Braves has once again created an audition opportunity for Olivares. He has been tearing it up down on the farm with 13 homers, 12 stolen bases, and a .322 BA in 208 at-bats. It’s time to see what he can do on the big stage and hopefully, he sees regular at-bats for the balance of 2021. Jarrod Dyson and Michael Taylor are not the long-term answer in Kansas City!

Tyler Anderson, SP, SEA (CBS: 31% rostered): In his past six starts, Anderson has settled into a nice groove. He hasn’t allowed more than three earned runs in any of them and escaping Pittsburgh for T-Mobile Park vaults him into the early discussion for AL Cy Young favorite heading into 2023.

Reid Detmers, SP, LAA (CBS: 25% rostered): The trade of Andrew Heaney has opened up a spot in the Halos rotation, and who better than to fill that slot than top pitching prospect Reid Detmers. He has had an amazing year and quite possibly the fastest-rising pitching prospect in the game, so even with a scant one-start at Triple-A, don’t forget about that huge strikeout potential when making your FAAB plans for this week.

Daulton Jefferies, SP, OAK (CBS: 9% rostered): James Kapreilian has hit the 10-day IL with inflammation in the AC joint in his right shoulder, creating an opportunity for Jefferies. After a great Spring, he started the season dealing with biceps tendinitis, missing most of May. He hasn’t had a great season, but one does have to be optimistic, especially when looking at the fact that he has only allowed nine walks in 59 IP at Triple-A Las Vegas. It’s going to be a fun Sunday afternoon watching Jefferies and Reid Detmers going pitch-for-pitch.

Elieser Hernandez, SP, MIA (CBS: 22% rostered): It has been a tough year for Elieser Hernandez with two long IL stints, but a mid-August return to the Marlins rotation is looking like a very real possibility. He is coming off 2 2/3 innings of one-hit ball in his first rehab start for the Blue Wahoos, tossing in three strikeouts for good measure. Don’t forget to add him to your plans for this week.

Ranger Suarez, RP, PHI (CBS: 31% rostered): The Phillies brought in Ian Kennedy from the Rangers to close out games and are now looking at stretching out Suarez. The Matt Moore experiment has concluded. Suarez performed exceptionally well in his bullpen role this year, so why not give him a shot at returning to his starting role?

Kyle Finnegan, RP, WAS (CBS: 18% rostered): The departure of Brad Hand and Daniel Hudson has created an opportunity for saves in Washington, and it appears that Kyle Finnegan with two successful saves on his 2021 resume is the early leader to own the job down the stretch.

David Bednar, RP, PIT (CBS: 16% rostered): With Rich Rodriguez moving to the Braves in a deadline deal, the closer gig is up for grabs in Pittsburgh. Bednar is enjoying a great year, posting a 2.85 ERA, 1.12 WHIP, and 50 strikeouts in 40 IP. He should be first-in-line for the ninth-inning job and based on what we’ve seen from him this year, could very easily take the job and run with it.

Mason Thompson, RP, WAS (CBS: not rostered): In Dynasty Leagues it might be time to find room for the fastball/slider combination of Mason Thompson. Acquired from the Padres in the Daniel Hudson deal, a high leverage role in the Nationals bullpen could be right around the corner.

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Waiver Wire – Week 17

Daulton Varsho, OF/C, ARZ (CBS: 22% rostered): Daulton Varsho has earned a back-to-back mention in the Waiver Wire, and for good cause. Last week we mentioned that an opportunity was at-hand. This past week Varsho seized that opportunity and had four consecutive two-hit games, homered in three consecutive games, and drove in eight runs while scoring seven. We won’t condemn him for not swiping any bases. It appears that our patience is finally being rewarded.

Travis d’Arnaud, C, ATL (CBS: 27% rostered): d’Arnaud has been sidelined since early-May with a ligament issue in his left thumb but it now appears a mid-August return date is in the cards. A healthy d’Arnaud has the potential to be a significant upgrade behind the plate for both the Braves and your Fantasy squad.

Rowdy Tellez, 1B, MIL (CBS: 6% rostered): The Brewers didn’t trade for Rowdy Tellez to have him ride the pine, and if this past week is any indication, the only lumber he’ll be seeing on a regular basis has Louisville stamped all over it.

Thairo Estrada, 2B, SFG (CBS: 4% rostered): Brandon Crawford finds his way to the 10-day IL with a left oblique strain and the Giants have turned to one time Yankee farmhand Thairo Estrada to fill the void. He’s off to a great start, going 7-for-21 this week with a home run and four RBI. Everything the Giants touch turns to gold this season. Why not add Estrada to the list?

Luis Guillorme, 2B/3B/SS, NYM (CBS: 1% rostered): The power and speed potential are limited but with a 20/15 BB/K ratio he does know his way around the strike zone. In deep and NL-only formats, until the return of Francisco Lindor, Guillorme is worthy of our attention.

Andy Ibanez, 3B, TEX (CBS: 1% rostered): The struggling Nick Solak has been demoted to Triple-A and it appears that Ibanez is going to be filling the void. He is off to a 7-for-13 start with a home run this week. That’s a great way to introduce yourself to the new gig!

Jose Miranda, 3B, MIN (CBS: 4% rostered): Between Double and Triple-A, Miranda is up to 20 homers and 58 RBI in 290 at-bats this year. He’s currently sporting a .338 BA and .402 OBP. The Twins are calling it a year and it would be in their best interest to see what the future may hold with Jose Miranda potentially being an integral part of the Twins 2022 plans.

Gregory Polanco, OF, PIT (CBS: 12% rostered): A Gregory Polanco sighting has occurred. It has been a while since we’ve uttered those words. He’s coming off a 5-for-16 week with a pair of homers, six RBI, and two stolen bases. It’s worth a small bid to see if he can continue his current hot streak into next week.

Victor Reyes, OF, DET (CBS: 3% rostered): Niko Goodrum has hit the 10-day IL with calf tightness and the Tigers will turn to Victor Reyes to hold down the fort until his return. Some pop, some speed, and hopefully a few less strikeouts await those playing in deeper formats.

Aristides Aquino, OF, CIN (CBS: 4% rostered): The wrist injury suffered by Nick Castellanos has opened the door for Aquino to get another opportunity at regular at-bats in the Cincinnati outfield. He’ll likely do what he does best, strikeout a ton and hit the ball a long way when he doesn’t strikeout.

Harrison Bader, OF, STL (CBS: 19% rostered): It has been a tough year for the young Cards centerfielder. He missed five weeks with a fractured rib cage, returning July 1, and has made up for lost ground. Three homers, 12 RBI, a couple of stolen bases and a .394 OBP in July is making up for lost ground and in a big way.

Jake Eder, SP, MIA (CBS: 4% rostered): It’s a long shot, but maybe just maybe the Marlins might give Eder a shot this season. He has shoved it at Double-A this year to the tune of a 1.95 ERA, 1.02 WHIP and an off-the-charts 92 strikeouts in 64 2/3 IP in 13 starts. The Vanderbilt alumni is looking like he could be a force in Southern Florida for many years to come.

Joe Ryan, SP, MIN (CBS: 4% rostered): The return in the Nelson Cruz deal to the Rays, Ryan and that 75/10 K/BB ratio in 57 innings at Triple-A is very enticing. I’m wagering that the Twins will want to give him an opportunity show off that stuff in Minnesota before the season concludes.

Braxton Garrett, SP, MIA (CBS: 4% rostered): Suddenly, the deep Marlins rotation is starting to look a tad on the lean side, prompting the Marlins to turn to Garrett on Saturday. He responded in fine form tossing seven strong innings of four-hit one walk ball, with ten strikeouts and allowing only two earned runs against the vaunted Padres offense. He was sent down after the game but have no fear. He will be back up with the Marlins, sooner rather than later. 

Touki Toussaint, SP, ATL (CBS: 31% rostered): Yes, it was only one start, but it was a very good one. On Tuesday he tossed 6 2/3 innings of one run ball against the Padres in his first start of the season. He has the Phillies today, another good test. The stuff is filthy. His success will ultimately be determined by his ability to limit the free pass.

Logan Webb, SP, SFG (CBS: 22% rostered): In his past six starts, going back to May 11, Webb has allowed a total of five earned runs. In those 29 IP he’s struck out 32 batters while allowing only seven walks. Why is he rostered in only 22% of the Leagues using CBS?

Dillon Tate, RP, BAL (CBS: 1% rostered): Six consecutive scoreless appearances, the most recent of which on Saturday resulted in a save, and we have a new clubhouse leader for the ninth-inning gig in Baltimore. Bid small and hope he does something the rest of the relief corps in Baltimore has failed to do this year. Hold the job.

Blake Treinen, RP, LAD (CBS: 20% rostered): It’s not like we haven’t seen Kenley Jansen struggle before and it’s happening again. Will the Dodgers stick with him during his current struggles? Probably, but that doesn’t mean we should ignore a potential “Plan B”. Currently, Blake Treinen is “Plan B”.

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Waiver Wire – Week 16

Daulton Varsho, C, ARZ (CBS: 12% rostered): One homer and two stolen bases to go along with a .473 OPS isn’t getting the job done. The DBacks traded Stephen Vogt this past week, effectively giving Varsho the catcher gig until the return of Carson Kelly. It’s audition time for Varsho and we better see a much better level of play than we’ve seen thus far.

Gavin Sheets, 1B, CWS (CBS: 21% rostered): How many first base types does it take to play in the White Sox outfield this year? The answer is two now that both Andrew Vaughn and Gavin Sheets are getting regular at-bats. That’s something one doesn’t see every day, but desperate times require desperate measures. The 25-year-old Sheets has helped fill that outfield void and with two-homers in his past five games is demonstrating that he is up to the task.

Dylan Moore, 2B/3B/OF, SEA (CBS: 38% rostered): It has been a disappointing year for Moore, but with eight homers and 14 stolen bases on the season all is not lost. If he can break out of his season-long funk and return to his 2020 form, there could be value at the very least in those wheels.

J. D. Davis, 3B, NYM (CBS: 43% rostered): After a long stint on the IL, Davis returned to the Mets lineup last night and immediately made his presence felt, going 3-for-4 with a pair of two-run homers. The Mets will need a hot second half from Davis as they attempt to offset the loss of Francisco Lindor to an oblique injury.

Joc Pederson, OF, ATL (CBS: 41% rostered): The season-ending injury suffered by Ronald Acuna forced the Braves hand, and they turned to the Chicago Cubs and Joc Pederson to help provide some respite. He isn’t going to help us forget the loss of Acuna but he will take a walk and does have power potential. Combined with the fact that he will see every day at-bats in the leadoff slot down the stretch and Pederson becomes very relevant in our second half plans.

Derek Hill, OF, DET (CBS: 1% rostered): Derek Hill is a fourth outfielder. Derek Hill also has great wheels, as evident by his five stolen bases this year in only 17 at-bats. He’s not going to play every day, but when he does the potential is always there for a boost in those speed numbers.

Josiah Gray, SP, LAD (CBS: 19% rostered): On Friday, Dave Roberts mentioned Josiah Gray as a possible option to replace Clayton Kershaw against the Giants this week. Gray has spent most of the season on the IL dealing with a shoulder issue but has recently returned to the Oklahoma rotation and has been lights out. He’s currently sporting a 2.87 ERA, .64 WHIP, and 22 strikeouts in 15 2/3 IP. As a streaming option and possibly more he should have our attention.

David Price, SP/RP, LAD (CBS:  41% rostered): Remember when the Dodgers rotation consisted of Clayton Kershaw, Walker Buehler, Trevor Bauer, Julio Urias, and Dustin May? David Price was merely an afterthought, but that afterthought is now going to be rolled out every fifth day for the foreseeable future.

Kyle Muller, SP, ATL (CBS: 43% rostered): Don’t let the fact that Muller was optioned to Triple-A Gwinnett just before the All-Star break sway you. He’ll be back occupying a regular slot in the Braves rotation this coming week and every fifth day thereafter.

Heath Hembree, RP, CIN (CBS: 34% rostered): Two weeks ago Hembree was rostered to the tune of one per cent. Since then, he has added three more saves in five appearances while allowing but a single earned run. The job is his to lose and the competition isn’t pushing him hard. At some point in time, we must believe, right?

Drew Pomeranz, RP, SDP (CBS: 22% rostered): When healthy, Drew Pomeranz is one of the best relievers in the game. Unfortunately, he just can’t seem to stay on the field. Well, he’s back on the field and the Padres won’t hesitate to use him in high-leverage situations. If you are in a League that uses holds, get him rostered and active immediately.

Ranger Suarez, RP, PHI (CBS: 32% rostered): The hold on the job is far from rock solid, but the 25-year-old southpaw is now up to three saves this season and sporting a very impressive 1.22 ERA. Toss in the better than a strikeout per inning potential and he should be rostered in a lot more Leagues than his current 32 per cent level.

Zack Britton, RP, NYY (CBS: 10% rostered): Aroldis Chapman is struggling. Chad Green had a rough outing in his last trip to the mound. Jonathan Loaisiga is currently on the Covid-19 IL. Britton has just recently returned from the IL, but with the mess that is currently the Yankees bullpen, could find himself in the mix for the odd save opportunity in the short-term and amassing holds long-term.