With both real and fantasy teams making a push for the playoffs, the long ball can easily make the difference in crucial games. Below are your hottest home run hitters over the last 28 days.
9 Home Runs: Edwin Encarnacion, Hanley Ramirez, Ryan Braun, and Chase Headley
Edwin Encarnacion continues to amaze. Prior to this season, the most home runs he had hit in a season was the 26 he posted in 2008. He currently has 38 home runs and is having a career year to say the least. Over the past 28 days, Edwin is batting 0.270 with a 0.9904 OPS. Fantasy wise, it’s too bad that he will lose his 3B eligibility next season, having only played third base once this season. Those of you in keeper leagues need to take note of this. His average is probably a little high, based on his hitting style, but the 38+ home runs is hard to argue with.
Hanley Ramirez is enjoying the West coast. In the past 28 days, Hanley is hitting 0.269 with a 0.9051 OPS. Since joining the Dodgers, he is hitting 0.27...