Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 6/14/13
The fantasy baseball injury bug took a dip in the shallow shortstop pool once again on Thursday. Troy Tulowitzki's broken rib will cost him and his owners 4-6 weeks on the disabled list joining Jose Reyes (who begins a rehab assignment tonight) and Hanley Ramirez who, although currently active, has hit the DL twice this season. Tulo, Reyes and Ramirez were the top three fantasy shortstops off the board based on ADP (average draft position). So, what is left on the fantasy waiver wire in terms of shortstops? Not much. Still, somebody has to suit up for the next month or so. Here are my top five options: 1) Jhonny Peralta (available 41 percent of leagues) - It's silly that the American League leader in hits is this available. If you can grab him, Peralta's .329 / .380 / .478 triple slash should keep some owners afloat until Tulo returns. Granted, you won't enjoy the same amount of homers, but he's producing in a loaded lineup. 2) Brandon Crawford (available 58 percent of leagues) -...
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