Originally written on Sons of Roto  |  Last updated 3/24/12
Photo Credits: dbking and Mwinog2777 The first base position is loaded at the top, but there are a ton of interesting options that we all can agree are intriguing sleepers… unless you are Starbonell and Justin Occhionero. You see, these two are ready to come to blows over their difference of opinions on Freddie Freeman and Paul Goldschmidt, so rather than settle the score with fisticuffs, they are deferring to a good ole’ war of words… but if that doesn’t work, a death match will solve the matter.More after the jump: Starbonell’s Case: Freddie Freeman sucks for fantasy purposes. We as fantasy owners require power from our first basemen, and Freeman doesn’t get the job done. He had just 21 HRs last year. To make matters worse, he failed to pair his meager HR totals with decent counting stats (76 RBIs and 67 Rs). You can’t really expect his runs scored or RBIs to improve in a weak Atlanta offense, and the upside of Freeman for 2012 appears to be that of a poor man’s Billy Butler. ...
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