Fantasy baseball News & Notes: Need a 3B? Give Headley a chance

In three games since returning from the DL, Chase Headley has hit two home runs and four RBI.
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Can Headley match the insane second half that he posted two years ago? Maybe not, but he still has some of that incredible talent. Even if he can't reach his numbers of 2012, you can count on one hand the number of third baseman who are capable of hitting 20 homers and stealing more than 10 bases, and he's one of them. Things may not turn out for him like they once did, and he does appear to be an injury liability, but the reward could be so substantial for so little a risk that it'd be silly not to pick him up while he's hitting again.

Josh Beckett earned a quality start and his first win of the season for his fantasy owners.
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• The hottest pitcher in the National League right now is... Bronson Arroyo? The veteran righty threw a one-run, seven-strikeout complete game against the Nationals on May 13, and in his last four starts, Arroyo has allowed three runs in 29 innings. Of course, even after this stellar pitching, Arroyo's ERA is still above four and he's barely striking out a batter for every two innings he pitches. He can really impress if he does well against the Dodgers over the weekend, but despite the recent consistency, he's best left as a stream option for more enticing matchups.

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