The July 31 MLB trade deadline has come and gone, with lots of top veterans changing teams and leagues. For anyone in AL-only or NL-only leagues, this was a great week as new stars are now entering your leagues. You have
But most fantasy-leaguers play in mixed leagues, and for them the trade deadline produced more duds than studs. A few young prospects earned better roles as a result of those trades, but not enough to change the landscape dramatically during the last two months of the MLB season. Still, take a look at these youngsters down the stretch as they could turn into fantasy gems if all works out:
Other call-ups of note include pitchers
With Francisco Liriano now in the majors, the next big-time name in line to get called up is Tampa SP
The Rays are also close to calling up veteran OF
Now is the time where you make the final push with key pickups and pull away for that fantasy league title. The waiver wire remains thin as most of the top prospects were called up earlier this year, but keep watching and the right pickup will be there for you. Good luck.