Originally written April 03, 2013 on Baseball Professor:
I always have an easier time recommending someone under the radar than someone who is droppable. This is because no matter how shallow the league, the upside of someone not on your roster, even if unlikely, may actually turn out to become that player’s reality. However, suggesting someone who should be dropped must be in context of the league set-up and waiver wire. With that said, consider the following players to be ones I am surprised are as heavily owned as they are. If you need to drop someone to pick up that gem on the wire I have no issue with these players getting the short end of the stick.But first, let’s start with a veteran who is getting far too much love in fantasy this year–Michael Young.Young is owned in virtually every ESPN league and over 75% of Yahoo leagues…and here I ask WHY? As a 2B or SS I might be able to support those rates, but as a corner infielder how can this be?It can’t be for his power — he only hit 8 HR last year and 11 the year before that. In fact, ...
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