Fantasy Baseball--The Stretch Run
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Posted Sep 5, 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: Jose Contreras, CHW; Joe Blanton, OAK; Chris Young, TEX; Bruce Chen, BAL; David Bush, TOR.

NL: Tom Glavine, NYM; Sunny Kim, COL; Jeff Weaver, LAD; John Lieber, PHI; Aaron Harang, CIN.



AL: None.

NL: Jose Valverde, ARI.



AL: None.

NL: Yadier Molina, STL; Ramon Castro, NYM; Miguel Olivo, SD.


First Basemen

AL: Ben Broussard, CLE; John Olerud, BOS; Scott Hatteberg, OAK.

NL: None.


Second Basemen

AL: *Mark Ellis (SS), OAK.

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


Third Basemen

AL: *Bill Mueller (2B), BOS; Aaron Boone, CLE.

NL: *Abraham Nunez (2B/SS), STL.



AL: Orlando Cabrera, LAA.

NL: David Eckstein, STL.  



AL: Jay Payton, OAK; Carl Everett, CHW; Lew Ford, MIN; Trot Nixon, BOS.

NL: Austin Kearns, CIN; Randy Winn, SF; Victor Diaz, NYM.


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


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