The following players are widely available in Yahoo Fantasy Baseball formats and might be worth grabbing, depending on the depth of your league.
Cincinnati is expected to call Abbott on Monday and You will get an expanded view in the Reds rotation. Lefty has struck out 90 strikeouts over 54.0 innings across Double and Triple-A this season, including A 2.50 ERA and 0.93 whip.
A second round pick in the 2021 draft, Abbott has produced the least 15% SwStr% on the fastball, curveball and changeup In the minors this year, so he has real strike potential. Playing for the Reds and at one of baseball’s best hitters parks isn’t ideal, but Abbott’s dominant minor league numbers make him a worthy catch in all of the fantasy leagues.
Garrett somehow remains available in almost 70% of yahoo tournaments, though he continues to pitch well. If you remove one outing against the Braves, he has a 2.57 ERA and 1.10 WHIP this season. He has not allowed more than two runs in any of his past four starts, including a recent one at Coors Field. Garrett had interesting peripherals last season, and he ranks seventh among CSW rookies this year; The top five in this stat have an average total ERA of 2.89.
Garrett struggles for wins (only once all season) thanks in part to not getting into games, but also due to running back there, due to his run-blocking ability and Miami having one of the best records in the National League.
Pederson is expected to come off the injured list in time for the series (three RHPs face) at Coors Stadium this week. He would sit against most left-wingers, but Pederson’s large faction defections make him more valuable in the daily transaction leagues; He’s hit 26 homers over 405 ABs against a right-hander since last season. Pederson’s maximum exit speed is In the top 2% of the leagueand his xwOBA outside the top 10 hitters, sandwiched between them Juan Soto And Vladimir Guerrero Jr.
Pederson returns to the DH role in the middle of the Giants lineup quietly ranking in the top 10 in WRC+ and is getting healthier. Pat X Pederson plans to log 132 WRC+ the rest of the season, which would put him in the top 30 right now.
Lawrence appears to be the favorite to shut out Colorado after recording saves the previous two teams. Pierce Johnson He was hit for 7 earned runs over the last 3 innings (4 appearances) and has a 5.39 FIP this season. Daniel Bard He has a 0.55 ERA but a 7.02 xERA thanks to more walks than strikeouts. Meanwhile, Lawrence earned a 15.0K/9 at Triple-A last season and sports a 2.64 FIP with the Rockies in 2023.
There’s no guarantee it’s locked in as the team moves closer forward, Colorado struggles to win games (and Coors Field is still a terrible place to play). But saves are fancy gold, and Help him sweep Lawrence Ranked in the top ten in CSW among relievers this season. It could be legitimately good And In an important fictional role, but remains available in more than 95% of yahoo leagues.
Donaldson returned twice during his first game after missing nearly two months with a hamstring injury. It likely won’t be Donaldson’s last trip to IL this season, but he could be added in deeper fantasy leagues in the meantime.
He probably finished at 37, but Donaldson is just one season away from posting a 126 wRC+ with a 26-73-72 streak over 135 games. It’s a small sample, but his average exit speed has been in the top 2% of the league this season. The outlook is still relatively bullish, and he recently slipped into the Yankees’ cleanup slot with Aaron Judge due to a toe injury. Donaldson is available in more than 90% of Yahoo affiliates.
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