Found April 26, 2013 on Baseball Professor:
Welcome to Dumpster Diving, where we search for deep league pick-ups among the picked over. In this space we’ll highlight some of the good and bad lurking on the waiver wire in those deep mixed leagues (14+ teams) and NL/AL-only leagues. Today we examine some OF leftovers.Another Man’s TreasureIf you play in a league that can in any way be classified as deep, stop reading right now, go to your league’s page of available players, and search for Lucas Duda. Surprisingly, he’s unowned in about 75 percent of Yahoo and ESPN leagues, but that number is shrinking fast — and for good reason.Simply put, Duda can hit. His power potential is legit, and in OBP leagues he can provide a big boost. It even seems the Mets are starting to realize what they have, as the burly 27-year-old outfielder was slotted fourth in the batting order Thursday for the first time this season.So far, Duda has 5 HR in 74 PA and has played in 19 of the Mets’ 20 games. That puts him on pace for 39 HR, 154 games and 570...
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