Fantasy Baseball: Free Agent Madness
The Insiders
Fantasy Baseball Expert
Posted Jul 4, 2005


Looking for a free agent that can give your team a boost and is still available in your league? Included below are the top players from both the American and National League at their respective positions that get regular playing time, and have a higher probability of floating around in your free agent pool. The players are ranked in order of preference:

Starting Pitchers

AL: Paul Byrd, LAA; Joe Blanton, OAK; Tim Wakefield, BOS; Jake Westbrook, CLE; Nate Robertson, DET.

NL: Brian Lawrence, SD; Jeff Weaver, LAD; Esteban Loaiza, WAS; Noah Lowry, SF; Jeff Francis, COL.

 

Closers

AL: None.

NL: Daniel Wheeler, HOU.

 

Catchers

AL: Gregg Zaun, TOR; Jason Kendall, OAK; A.J. Pierzynski, CHW.

NL: Yadier Molina, STL.

 

First Basemen

AL: *Chris Shelton (C), DET; Rafael Palmeiro, BAL; Darin Erstad, LAA; Mike Sweeney, KC.

NL: *Daryle Ward (OF), PIT; *Chad Tracy (3B), ARI; *Mark Sweeney (OF), SD.

 

Second Basemen

AL: Robinson Cano, NYY; Adam Kennedy, LAA; *Mark Bellhorn (3B), BOS.

NL: *Damian Jackson (SS/OF), SD; *Chris Burke (OF), HOU.

 

Third Basemen

AL: *Bill Mueller (2B), BOS; *Aaron Hill (SS), TOR.

NL: Garrett Atkins, COL; *Wilson Betemit (SS), ATL; Joe Randa, CIN.

 

Shortstops

AL: *Maicer Izturis (2B/3B), LAA; Russ Adams, TOR.

NL: David Eckstein, STL; Omar Vizquel, SF.

 

Outfielders

AL: David Dellucci, TEX; *Raul Ibanez (1B), SEA.

NL: *Kelly Johnson (SS), ATL; Jayson Werth, LAD; *Todd Hollandsworth (1B), CHC.

 

*Denotes player may be eligible at multiple positions in your league, with his (alternate position) listed after his name.



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