Originally written on Baseball Professor  |  Last updated 11/15/14
Cody Ross is boring. He’s been the same player every year for like five years now. He’s not good enough to really land on anyone’s radar, but he’s always been good enough to stick around in fantasy leagues of almost any format. He’s batted between .260 and .270 four times in the last five years, he’s hit either 14 or 22 homers four times in the last five years (and he hit 24 in the other year), and he’s scored between 70 and 73 runs in three of the last four years. Ross sort of just blends into the fantasy background, always the reliable outfielder you plug into your lineup on an off-day or when one of your starters gets hurt. No one really tries to trade for him, and if he is included in a deal it’s probably as a piece to help balance things out. One of these years Ross is going to fade out of the fantasy picture as quietly as he entered it, but that’s not going to start this year, not after signing a 3 year, $26MM contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks. Nope, we still have at leas...
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