I've spent a lot of time looking at how players have done against their upcoming opponents and using that as a major part of my recommendations. Now, while I think that is a viable strategy and one I'll continue to use going forward, this week several players have jumped out at me who buck that trend. So join me and my musical guest, prog-rockers turned arena-filling superstars, Genesis, as we look for the edge in this week's matchups.
There are some excellent two-start options, as well as some guys who are good for a at least one solid outing.
On-base plus slugging percentage is obviously a strong indicator of a player's offensive production, as well as a key stat in just about every fantasy league. In my never-ending quest to unearth some bottom-of-the-roster options, below are the five highest OPS players with at least 110 at-bats who are owned in less than 20 percent in Yahoo! leagues.
* All stats through 8/4/10.