Originally written on Baseball Professor  |  Last updated 10/21/14
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With the season fast approaching the injuries are already starting to pile up. Today we delve into two players whose playing time should be beneficial to your fantasy team in the first weeks of the season.Gerardo Parra, OF, ARIYou know the name, it almost seems like he has been around forever. I get it, it sounds like a boring option, but with Adam Eaton out six to eight weeks and Cody Ross expected to start the season on the DL, Parra becomes an instant everyday player and definitely has mixed league relevance. When you pick him up off the wire, no one in your league is likely to “ooh and aah” but that’s OK because you will know that in only 90 games as a starter last year he hit .273 with 7 HR and 15 SB. This is a very respectable pace and one you should look to take advantage of for the first two months of the season, with potential for more. Let’s not forget, although Eaton is seven years younger, this is the same injury that forced Carl Crawford into Tommy John surgery last sum...
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