Fantasy baseball Stat Focus: Mark Trumbo brings real, cheap power

Thursday July 11th, 2013
Mark Trumbo might be the only elite power hitter available in a fantasy trade at an affordable price.
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So how will a guy like this come cheap? Trumbo's hitting .248 with a .315 OBP this year. In 1,556 career plate appearances, he has a .256 batting average and .305 OBP. He doesn't steal bases. Thanks to the Angels' surging offense, he's a three-category player, but he's a rate killer. That's the kind of guy with whom an owner can part at the right price, and it's what makes Trumbo the best target out there if you're looking for power.

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