Fantasy Baseball--Prime Pickups
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Fantasy Baseball Expert
Posted Jul 19, 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: Daniel Cabrera, BAL; Nathan Robertson, DET; Scott Elarton, CLE; Ted Lilly, TOR; Jose Contreras, CHW.

NL: Zach Duke, PIT; Aaron Harang, CIN; Victor Zambrano, NYM; Noah Lowry, SF; Tim Stauffer, SD.

 

Closers

AL: Kyle Farnsworth, DET.

NL: LaTroy Hawkins, SF.

 

Catchers

AL: Jason Kendall, OAK.

NL: None.

 

First Basemen

AL: Rafael Palmeiro, BAL; Darin Erstad, LAA.

NL: *Chad Tracy (3B), ARI.

 

Second Basemen

AL: Robinson Cano, NYY;

NL: *Todd Walker (1B), CHC; Ray Durham, SF.

 

Third Basemen

AL: *Aaron Hill (SS), TOR.

NL: *Oscar Robles (2B/SS), LAD.

 

Shortstops

AL: None.

NL: Khalil Greene, SD;

 

Outfielders

AL: David DeJesus, KC; Gary Matthews, Jr.; *Nick Swisher (1B), OAK; Randy Winn, SEA.

NL: Geoff Jenkins, MIL.

 

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



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