Originally posted on The Fantasy Fix  |  Last updated 7/26/13
Author’s Note: This is the fifth edition of a seven part series on fielding, and how it could affect your fantasy team and the trade deadline. We are profiling the top two teams in each division because those are the teams most likely to deal for players to help them down the stretch. During the process, we will discuss some fairly complex topics as it pertains to fielding. If you did not catch the first edition of this series, you can scroll to the bottom for a glossary of terms. The battle for the NL West is a tough battle every year. With some divisions it is difficult to pick two front runners, but the Dodgers stormed to the top of the standings this week after spending most of the season in an injury-induced malaise. The Diamondbacks had an opportunity to run away and hide, but struggled to keep the Rockies and Giants in their rearview mirror. The Dodgers are spending more than 200 million dollars for their whole roster and they recently added Ricky Nolasco to the mix. In spite...
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