Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 6/20/12
Brandon Beachy will become the 21st player to undergo Tommy John surgery this season when Dr. James Andrews conducts the procedure on the Braves' ace June 21. The pitcher is owned in 84.8 percent of all FOXSports.com fantasy baseball leagues (5 wins / 68 K / 2.00 ERA / 0.96 WHIP) and presents a challenge for those owners looking to replace him with a reliable arm in their rotation. So, here we go again. I've reviewed our fantasy baseball waiver wire focusing on the "percent owned" column to reach the broadest audience/ownership group possible. My top 5 fantasy replacements for Beachy are: Andy Pettitte (46.5 percent owned) 3 wins / 46 K / 2.77 ERA / 1.05 WHIP (2012 season) Jonathon Niese (22.6 percent owned) 2 wins / 35:10 K:BB / 2.48 ERA / 1.10 WHIP (last 30 days) A.J. Burnett (36.8 percent owned) 5 wins / 25 K / 2.01 ERA / 1.21 WHIP (last 30 days) Wade Miley (65 percent owned) 8 wins / 57:17 K:BB / 2.30 ERA / 1.06 WHIP (2012 season) Felix Doubront (51 percent owned) 7 wins / 81...
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