Originally written June 29, 2012 on The Fantasy Fix:
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If you look close, you may be able to find some help on the waiver wire. As the All-Star Break approaches, usually the most attractive names on the waiver wire are top prospects who get called up. However, there are some players available in many leagues who are putting up respectable numbers. Beware, these aren't stars, but guys that can fill in if you have a hole due to injuries or ineffectiveness. The first name is Tyler Colvin, who was 4-for-6 with 5 RBIs and a homer on Thursday, giving him eight home runs and a .309 average for the Rockies. The former Cubs prospects struggled during most of his first two years in the majors, but is likely to find ways to stay in the line-up. Chris Nelson is another Colorado player finding playing time and producing, as three hits Thursday pushed his average to .275. Pittsburgh's Garrett Jones has been on a nice roll and added two hits on Thursday while teammate Casey McGehee is playing everyday at first base and has homered in back-to-b...
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