Originally written August 16, 2013 on The Fantasy Fix:
This post is about two guys who are owned in next to no Yahoo! leagues that can help you jump a few spots in home runs as the tail end of the season approaches. At this point in the year, a lot of roto leagues are decided or close to decided. You can hope to inch closer and closer in some spots but it is extremely important to follow the standings and understand what is reachable and what is not. If you are playing a steals only guy with no hope of jumping up a spot and it is unlikely that someone surpasses you, it’s time to try and make up for some other categories. I say this because I have found myself in a similar situation in roto and picked up two guys to help me in the power department. Juan Francisco: Poor defense at first has allowed Francisco to be worth -0.4 WAR in Milwaukee but thankfully defense is not a roto category. The team keeps running him out there at first base and Francisco keeps hitting bombs in his first stint as a full time regular. For the season he has bla...
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