Found September 24, 2012 on Baseball Professor:
Just how far can playing the matchups on free agency take you? Could a full season of waiver wire-caliber second basemen equal a year’s worth of Neil Walker? Those are the questions we seek to answer with another edition of our Spot Start Squad. Expanded Notes Wilin Rosario has four straight three-hit games. I would have started him against anyone not named Kris Medlen, and luckily he squares off against Chris Rusin. Rusin is not someone to fear. Like Rosario, Yonder Alonso is very hot, though he’s not Rosario-hot. As a Red Sox fan I’ll take any chance to stick it to Josh Beckett, and with Beckett over 3,000 miles away picking Alonso to have a good day is about as much ‘sticking’ as I can do. There’s not much in the way of power to be found in fantasy free agency among shortstops, so why not go for a stolen base? Everth Cabrera gives us the best chance at that. And he faces Beckett! Jeff Francoeur hasn’t had quite as much luck following up his great 2011 season as breakout teammate...
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