There's a line in a song by this week's musical guest that goes "I never really been so I don't really know". Now, he was singing about Mexico, but it was on my mind as I was thinking about this week in fantasy baseball. By now, most players have faced this week's opponents already this season, and thus we have more current data to analyze. They've "been" there so to speak. However, those recent numbers aren't the be-all, end-all of the story. In fact, as you'll see, that type of thinking can sometimes lead you down the wrong fantasy road. So join me and my musical guest, Sweet Baby James (aka
This is a good week for two-start pitchers, and for starters who should give you at least one good outing.
It's time to once again look at the unsung heroes of the fantasy baseball world, the middle relievers. There are a lot of middle-men on the waiver wire, but the key is finding one who does more than just take up space on your roster. Here are a couple of guys who deliver across several categories, all of whom are owned in less than five percent of Yahoo! leagues, making them targets in very deep leagues.
* All stats through 7/22/10.