With no baseball action to distract us from the countless rumors circling the internet, the MLB winter meetings are like the trade deadline on steroids. It’s just baseball’s best and brightest minds talking shop all day long and us baseball nerds fanatics just soak it all in. Of course, every move that is made, whether it’s major or minor, has an impact on the fantasy universe so here are my top 10 players you should keep an eye (and ear) on during this year’s baseball meetings.
10. Mike Napoli, C, BOS and B.J. Upton, OF, ATL
Let’s get the two big names that have already signed out of the way first. Bryan wrote an extensive piece yesterday about how Napoli will fare with Fenway Park as his new home and Upton will be traveling a couple hours up I-95 to play in Atlanta in 2013. For Upton, calling anywhere other than Tropicana Field home has to be a welcoming sight for his offensive prospects, but he will also have to adjust to a whole new style of baseball in the National League.