Originally posted 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...
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Sean Payton responds to rumors he might leave the Saints

NFL denies DeAngelo Williams’ request to wear pink all season

Arby's offers to cater Steve Spurrier's retirement party

WATCH: Antonio Gates catches 100th career TD pass

The Cubs win Game 3 loudly, set MLB record with six home runs

Report: Steve Spurrier retires as head coach of South Carolina


Blue Jays push ALDS to Game 5 with 8-4 victory over Rangers

Mike Moustakas fired up Royals with expletive-laced speech

Report: Big Ben wants to play, but longshot for Week 6

Ex-Celtic Terrence Williams denies ties to Louisville scandal

Did the NFL get major sports blog Twitter accounts suspended?

Clayton Kershaw: MLB 'bullied' into Chase Utley suspension

MLB News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Citi Field gave Chase Utley chilly reception

Mike Moustakas fired up Royals with expletive-laced speech

Clayton Kershaw: MLB "bullied" into Chase Utley suspension

Michael Jordan really likes Jeremy Lin

Texas governor makes embarrassing Astros flub

Ruben Amaro Jr. looking to become MLB manager

Steve Sarkisian fired by USC

USC enabled and snitched on Steve Sarkisian

Colin Kaepernick believes the 49ers could still go 12-4

Tommy Lasorda calls for rule change following Chase Utley incident

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Follow Yardbarker