Fantasy baseball Waiver Wire: Sonny Gray emerging as a true weapon

Monday August 19th, 2013
Since joining Oakland's starting rotation, Sonny Gray has given up just two runs in 18 innings pitched.
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3B David Freese, St. Louis Cardinals: The Cardinals promoted second base prospect Kolten Wong last week, and he'll likely start in place of Freese (with Matt Carpenter moving to third), at least against righties. It could still be a straight platoon, with Freese getting the nod against lefties, but even if that's how manager Mike Matheny plays it, Freese doesn't have much value in mixed leagues. He's hitting just .265/.343/.380 with six homers in 399 plate appearances this year, and has been one of the bigger busts of the season.

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