Originally written February 01, 2013 on The Fantasy Fix:
Chances are if you play in AL-Only, you view your DH slot as sort of pesky nuisance, a place to stick that 12th round C/1B/OF/DH player who isn’t particularly good at anything. The DH positional slot, however, can be an enormous boon to your power categories if you select the right sorts of players to rotate in and of these slots. I’m certainly not opposed to an early selection of Pujols or Edwin Encarnacion, but chances are that you will be flipping through the DH slot consistently, which means you need some cheaper options for consistent production. I have identified 3 less expensive options who also have eligibility at other positions who you should target for cheap power in AL-Only. Mark Trumbo, 1B/OF/DH, Los Angeles Angels: Fantasy analysts seem to be all over the place on Trumbo’s value. Many seem to harp on his K% of 26, but that is seriously underrating the man. Playing in a lineup with Albert Pujols, Mike Trout and Josh Hamilton is going to allow Trumbo to score alot of run...
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