Found April 11, 2013 on Baseball Professor:
I can’t express enough how much I like Matt Carpenter (4-for-5, 2 R, 2 RBI, HR) for the 2013 season. You have the fact that he has always been a high-average hitter who could also get on base via the walk. He has just enough power (15 HR) and a great lineup where he should be able to be able to reach 80 R and 80 RBI by year’s end. Then there’s the position eligibility. Oh, those sweet positions. In most leagues, he started 2013 with 1B, 3B, and OF, but now, with David Freese back, he has been starting at 2B as well.At his three initial positions he made for a nice bench player who could be the occasional fill-in, but at second base he can be a top-10 player. You guys already know that I love Martin Prado and Carpenter is a player of the same ilk. Before this week he was owned in ~70% of ESPN leagues and he’s currently owned in just 60% of Yahoo! leagues. If you can’t pick him up, there’s a chance that he was just picked up and maybe you can swing a trade on the cheap. It’s worth the...
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